Recipe courtesy of Maida Heatter

Queen Mother's Cake

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 4 hr 40 min
  • Prep: 35 min
  • Inactive: 2 hr 30 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 35 min
  • Yield: 12 servings
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Ingredients

6 ounces (scant 1 1/2-cups) blanched or unblanched almonds

6 ounces unsalted butter, plus extra for pan

Fine dry bread crumbs

6 ounces semisweet chocolate, cut into small pieces

3/4 cup granulated sugar

6 eggs, separated

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon lemon juice

Icing, recipe follows

Directions

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