Passover Orange Walnut Torte Recipe

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Passover Orange Walnut Torte
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  1. Set oven rack at middle of oven; preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat egg yolks until thick and pale, add sugar gradually, beating. Beat until very thick.
  3. Beat in orange juice, lemon juice and rind. Add matzo cake meal and potato starch gradually, beating. Beat until combined well. Fold in walnuts gently.
  4. In a separate bowl with clean beaters, beat egg whites with a pinch of salt until they just hold stiff peaks.
  5. Stir 1 cup of the beaten egg whites into the orange mixture. Fold in remaining egg whites gently but thoroughly.
  6. Pour into an ungreased 9 inch tube pan (3 1/2 inches deep) with a removable bottom. Bake about 55 to 60 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean.
  7. Invert pan over the neck of a bottle, let it cool upside down.
  8. Run a knife around edge of pan; remove side of pan. Run a knife under bottom of torte to release it.
  9. Transfer carefully with two spatulas to a serving plate. Sprinkle with sifted powdered sugar.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 304.2 Kcal (1274 kJ)
Calories from fat 77.81 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.65g 13%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 46.16mg 2%
Potassium 104.82mg 2%
Total Carbs 50.47g 17%
Sugars 22.85g 91%
Dietary Fiber 21.41g 86%
Protein 6.3g 13%
Vitamin C 4.6mg 8%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 21.6mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 312.75 Kcal (1309 kJ)
Calories from fat 80 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.89g 13%
Cholesterol 95.61mg 31%
Sodium 47.46mg 2%
Potassium 107.76mg 2%
Total Carbs 51.89g 17%
Sugars 23.5g 91%
Dietary Fiber 22.01g 86%
Protein 6.48g 13%
Vitamin C 4.7mg 8%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 22.2mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 6
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • high fiber

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