Typical recipes of Albania
Ingredients for 6-8 people: 300 g butter, 250 g of flour (you can also use potato starch), 300 g of powdered sugar, 8 eggs, 1 sachet of vanilla baking powder,grated rind of one lemon, 6 nuts. Work the butter in a bowl with sugar for 10-15 minutes. Add the egg yolks, one at a time, then add the yeast and the grated peel of one lemon. Whisk the egg whites in another bowl, until the foam becomes steady. Add the egg whites very firm to the other ingredients, flour and nuts. Take a baking pan greased with butter and dusted with flour, pour the mixture and place in oven for about 40 min. When ready tosprinkle with powdered sugar. Decorate with whipped cream and garnish with candied fruit if desired.