Category : Desserts
Author : Olga Drozd
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Date : 19/06/2003
Ukrainan Butterless Medivnyk Honey Cake:The baked-on topping on this spongy medivnyk is not only attractive but also very convenient on busy days.1 cup honey8 egg yolks1 cup brown sugar2 cups sifted flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt6 egg whites2 egg whites1 cup brown sugar2/3 cups chopped walnuts
Bring the honey to a boil and then cool. Beat the egg yolks until light. Add the sugar gradually to the egg yolks and continue beating until light and fluffy. Sift the flour with the baking soda and salt twice. Add the honey and mix all ingredients well. Beat the 6 egg whites until stiff and fold gently into the mixture.Spoon into 2 ungreased but floured tube pans. Prepare the topping by beating 2 egg whites until stiff; add the brown sugar gradually and beat until thick. Spread over the batter and sprinkle with the nuts.Bake in a moderate oven (325 degrees F.) for about 45 minutes, or until done when tested. Cool the cakes for a short while before removing from the pans.
Also called Shaddock and Chinese grapefruit, pummelo is eaten fresh, in salads, or used in jams, jellies, marmalades and syrups.
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