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Almendradas Almond Cupcakes

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  • 3 c Sliced almonds
  • 1 1/2 c Powdered sugar
  • 1 ts Orange zest
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 5 Egg whites


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Toast almonds under broiler for 2 to 3 minutes, shaking constantly. Allow to cool. Place in food processor and chop until powder. Add cup sugar, orange zest and cinnamon to a mixing bowl and stir in almond powder. In a separate bowl, whip eggs whites to firm peaks. Fold into almond mixture. Grease a 12 slot muffin pan and fill each cup. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, until a toothpick exits cleanly. Allow to cool before serving.
Yield: 12 cupcakes
Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by Sue <> on Feb 26, 1998