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    Make sure to plan ahead: This cake needs to sit for at least one month to allow the flavors to develop. To serve, slice it as thinly as possible.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound (4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
    • 2 pounds plus 4 ounces candied citrus peel (6 cups), such as grapefruit, orange, or lemon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 15 ounces (2 1/2 cups) whole almonds, blanched
    • 2 1/2 cups sugar
    • 5 large eggs
    • 3 tablespoons dry sherry, plus more for dousing
    • Zest of 1 lemon
    • Zest of 1 orange
    • 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 5
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1733 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 114 g 174.7%
    • Saturated Fat: 49 g 246.15%
    • Trans Fat: 3 g %
    • Cholesterol: 195 mg 64.99%
    • Sodium: 106 mg 4.41%
    • Calcium: 280 mg 27.97%
    • Potassium: 631 mg 18.03%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 44.86%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 168 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 42.3%
    • Sugar: 79 g
    • Protein: 28 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 11 g
    • Vitamin A 49.54%
    • Vitamin C 6.72%
    • Vitamin D 3%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat22
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs5
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total6 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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