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Catholic Recipe: Boterkoek

    INGREDIENTS

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 sticks butter or margarine ( 1 cup)
  • 1 cup (1/2 lb.) almond paste
  • 2 cups flour
  • Details

  • Yield: 1 9x13 pan bars
  • Prep Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: The Netherlands

Also Called: Dutch Almond Butter Cake or Bars

Boterkoek is a favorite in the Netherlands, especially for the feast of St. Nicholas.

DIRECTIONS

Mix eggs, sugar and margarine—blend well. Slowly add almond paste; add flour. Bake in greased and floured 9x13" pan (or 3 8–9" rounds); brush top with evaporated milk or sprinkle with sliced almonds and sugar.

Bake 325º 35–40 minutes.

Recipe Source: St. Nicholas Center: Discovering the Truth About Santa Claus , St. Nicholas Center
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