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Ergolavi- Greek Almond Cakes

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Ergolavi - Greek Almond Cakes

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  • Recipe Type: Dessert Recipe, Readers Recipe
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Serves: 1

These cakes are very tasty!


  • 5 cups Whole Almonds - Blanched
  • 4 Eggs Whites
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 4 tablespoons Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla
  • 1 cup Almonds blanched and chopped


Puree whole almonds in blender. Beat 3 egg whites until foamy and add pureed almonds, sugar, flour, and vanilla. Mix well until mixture becomes pliable. It is stiff, bean in another egg white. With your fingers take small pieces of the mixture, roll in chopped almonds and form into "fingers". Arrange them on a lightly greased baking sheet and bake in a preheated 325-degree oven until light golden, about 20 minutes. Do not remove from baking sheet until cooled.

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  • Liz

    These are so good! Loved them!!!!!!