Rich, Delicious, Chocolate! What could be better? Been a family tradition for years - make it yours, too!
10 eggs, seperated
1 cup sugar, divided in two halfs
½ lb good quality chocolate, melted
½ lb ground nuts (or 2 cups)
⅓ cup orange or lemon juice
1 Tbsp Coffee granules
5 Tbsp Matzo Meal
Beat egg whites in mixer with 1/2 cup of sugar
Add the rest of the ingredients, 1 at a time
Bake at 350 degrees until toothpick inserted comes out clean (40-55 min)
ICING: 1/2 c sugar, 1 tsp coffee, 1/3 c water, 1 bar good quality baking chocolate. Simmer sugar & water, add chocolate, bring to boil & stir to thicken. Spread on cooled cake.