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Marzipan Cake (P)
Source: A realty company postcard
Serves: 16

1 package white cake mix
6 egg yolks (save whites)
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Marzipan Meringue Mixture:
6 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1 can almond paste, soft and mashed
1/4 lb. thin spaghetti (cooked and drained)

Pecans, almonds, dried apricots, dried sweetened cranberries, and/or flowers.

Make Cake Crust:
Blend all cake crust ingredients in electric mixer until they hold together like cookie dough. Spray a springform with baking spray and using wet hands, line the bottom and sides of pan with dough.

Make Marzipan Meringue:
Using electric mixer, mix 6 egg whites, gradually adding 1 cup sugar until stiff meringue peaks form. Blend in softened and mashed almond paste.

Place a thin layer of marzipan meringue over cake crust dough, add a layer of spaghetti; repeat process layering until the top layer is meringue and is spread to seal the top to the dough sides.

Place springform pan on baking sheet and bake at 350°F for 30 minutes, then lower to 325°F for the next half hour or until sit. Cool in pan, cut around crust to release and remove spring form rim. Decorate with garnish.

Poster's Notes:
This recipe came on a post card as an ad from a realty company. It is the strangest cake recipe I've ever seen! It has spaghetti in it! Why would anyone want spaghetti in a cake? What could the spaghetti do for the cake? It is so bizarre, I'm almost tempted to try it.

Posted by Judith Sobel

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A