Recipe: Michael’s on East “Tarta de Santiago” | Suncoast View

Updated: Aug. 8, 2019 at 9:45 AM EDT
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Tarta de Santiago

By: Chef Ray Lajoie, Michael’s On East


2 1/3 cups almond flour, or finely ground almonds

6 eggs separated

Zest 1 orange

2 tablespoons almond liquor

1 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Cream yolks and sugar until smooth add all other ingredients to the yolks and sugar, set aside. In another bowl, whip the egg whites until they form stiff peaks, fold into the yolk mixture in 1/3 at a time. Pour mixture into a prepared 8-inch cake pan and bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes. Let cool remove from pan dust with powdered sugar. Enjoy!

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