Cashew Nut Cake(Aruba)

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“I was lucky enough to visit Aruba. Lots of sun, sand, and beauty. This recipe is a forever special occasion favorite among Arubans. There are still cashew trees growing on the island. Adapted from Recipe Island.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Cake:
  2. Cream margarine and sugar until smooth. Add egg whites and mix well. Add the rest of the cake ingredients and mix well. Grease a 9″ round cake pan and bake at 350ºF for 25 minutes. Let cool.
  3. Frosting:
  4. Beat egg whites with sugar until stiff. Add margarine, salt, almond extract and beat well. Spread on top and sides of cake.
  5. SERVING SUGGESTIONS:
  6. Traditional decorations are maraschino cherries and lime confetti(small pieces of shredded lime peel).

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