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Almond Koch (with Snow Sauce)


  • 1 1/2 tablespoonfuls butter
  • 4 tablespoonfuls sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 pound finely cut almonds
  • 1 teaspoonful vanilla extract


Melt the butter and add the sugar and the yolks of the eggs; stir this over the fire till thick and smooth; remove from the fire and add the almonds, vanilla extract and the whites of 4 eggs beaten to a stiff froth; put the mixture into a well buttered and floured form, cover, set in a vessel of boiling water and boil 1 hour; when done turn the koch onto a warm dish and pour a snow sauce over it, which is made as follows:

Snow Sauce

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • whites of 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoonful lemon extract


Boil the sugar with the water until it begins to turn yellow; then remove from fire and stir it slowly into the beaten whites while stirring constantly with an egg beater; flavor with the lemon extract; pour the sauce over the turned out koch, set it for a few minutes in the oven and serve; or the sauce may be served separate with the koch.


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Desserts and Salads (1920).

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