Sep. 11, 2017

Royal Eggs

10 egg yolks

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon butter

1 teaspoon almond flavor

1/3 cup raisins, for garnish

cinnamon shavings, for garnish

 

Syrup

2 cups sugar

1 cup water

3 sticks cinnamon 

2 tablespoons dry sherry

 

* Preheat the oven to 275 F (135 C) In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks until they are thick and creamy. Stir in the baking powder and almond flavor.

* Grease a 13 by 9 in baking dish with the butter and pour in the egg mixture cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for about 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes.

* To make the syrup, mix the sugar, water and cinnamon in a small heavy saucepan and boil, stirring, for 5 minutes until the mixture forms a light syrup. Remove from heat heat and stir in the sherry.

* Cut the egg in the baking dish into 1 in squares. Cover with the syrup and garnish with raisins and cinnamon shavings. Serve chilled or at room temperature.