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Almond Torte -- Glykisma Amigthalou
 
Ingredients
2 1/2 cups, sifted 1/2 cups, sifted Flour
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Soda
2/3 cup Butter
1/2 cup Sugar
3  Eggs
3/4 cup Yoghurt
1 cup, ground Almonds
For the Syrup: 
2 cups Sugar
1 cup Water
the juice of 1/2 Lemon
 
Preparation

Sift flour, baking powder and soda.

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time; add sifted dry ingredients alternately with yogurt , mixing well after each addition. Add almonds.

Pour batter into greased pan. Bake in a moderate oven for about 45 minutes. Cool.

Boil sugar, water and lemon juice for 5 minutes. Pour syrup over almond torte. Cool and serve with whipped cream, if desired. Cut into 18 or 24 squares.

 


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