(10 servings)Pomegranate fruit has deep meaning in history, mythology and symbolism. Although it is believed that the pomegranate fruit originates from Persia, now it can be found everywhere from Spain to California. People used him since ancient times and is one of the earliest cultivated fruit trees. Its fruit is mentioned in many cultures and religions, and even says that the pomegranate tree was blooming in the Garden of Eden. It symbolizes fertility, love, health and abundance. During the history it was used to treat a variety of diseases.Ingredients:
pinch of salt
1.5 cups powdered sugar
grated rind of 1 lemon
grated rind of 1 orange
3 cups ground almonds
2 pomegranates , one squeezed and one with pitsPreparation:
Preheat oven to 180 ° C. Grease the pan and cover with parchment paper .
Separate the egg whites from the yolks. Beat egg whites with a pinch of salt until they harden , but do not let them be too hard, and add half a cup of sugar .
The rest of the sugar and the grated peels add to the egg yolks and beat until foamy , then stir in almonds . In this mixture gently stir beaten egg whites ( best to gradually add the egg whites with a fork) .
Pour into a greased lined tin and bake for about 40 minutes . If the cake gets brown , but is still soft in the middle , cover it lightly with aluminum foil .
When the cake is baked , remove it from the oven and pour on the cake pomegranate juice while it is still hot and in the pan . Allow the cake to cool and absorb the juice , before you remove it from the pan. Place the cake on a serving plate and garnish with pomegranate seeds .
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