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Mandel Broit (Almond Toast)

AimeeAimee Peterson
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Ingredients

Preheat Oven 300°
  • 1/2 c Shortening
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Potato Starch
  • 1 c Cake Meal 5 Eggs (5 whites / 3 yolks) or 4 Egg Substitute
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • 3/4 c Almonds
  • 1/4 c chopped pecans
  • 1/2 of a lemon (fresh juice)
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directions

  • 1

    Separate eggs. Only use 3 yolks. (The other 2 yolks are not used in this recipe.)

  • 2

    a.Beat egg whites until stiff.

  • 3

    b.Beat the 3 yolks.

  • 4

    Cream shortening and sugar until they are well mixed.

  • 5

    Add the eggs (whites and yolks) to the mixture.

  • 6

    Add the remaining ingredients.

  • 7

    Note: The dough may have consistency of batter

  • 8

    particularly if you used egg substitute.

  • 9

    Chill the dough until it firms up a bit.

  • 10

    Shape into two loaves and place on greased cookie sheets. The loaf will spread considerably when baking.

  • 11

    Bake for 25 minutes.

  • 12

    Carefully slice the loaf in 1”-wide diagonal strips.

  • 13

    Note: You must do this while the loaf is still hot and easy to cut.

  • 14

    Lay the strips flat on a greased cookie sheet.

  • 15

    Bake for 20 minutes.

  • 16

    Flip the cookies over.

  • 17

    Bake another 20 minutes until the cookies are dried out and golden brown.

  • 18

    Remove from over and douse in a strong cinnamon sugar mixture. They may be soft while hot. They will firm up as they cool.

  • 19

    You can transfer the hot cookies directly to basket lined with a cloth napkin.

  • 20

    Enjoy!


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