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Kate Heyhoe  

Numero Uno Nutmeg Cake

1 cup cake flour
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup almonds, toasted and ground
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
5 egg whites
3 firm ripe bananas

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9-inch spring form pan. Sift together flour, nutmeg, corn starch, and baking powder. Mix in ground almonds. Cream butter with sugar in mixing bowl. Beat in milk alternatively with dry ingredients mixture. Add egg whites and beat until batter is fluffy. Poor into prepared pan. Bake for 50—60 minutes until cake tests done. Cool on rack.

To serve: Remove sides of cake pan. Cut cake into eight slices. Top individual servings with nutmeg-rum cream and banana slices.


Kate's Global Kitchen, December 2001

12/01/01     Holiday Food Gifts & Festive Recipes
12/08/01     The Elemental Crème Anglaise
12/15/01     A Praline Primer
12/22/01     Nutmeg: A Gift from Grenada
12/29/01     Famous Last Words: The Lighter Side of Food
                  (includes Cozy New Year's Recipes)


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