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Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Ingredients (serves 6):Method: Base :
Beat 50g sugar and 4 egg yolks until the mixture has a mousse consistency.
Grill the ground almonds under a low heat, stirring constantly with wooden spoon.
Beat the 6 egg whites until stiff and white, add the rest of the sugar and mix well.
Crush the bicuits.
Add half of the beaten egg white, the almonds, biscuits, vanilla and cinnamon to the egg yolk mixture and stir with a wooden spoon. Add the rest of the egg white and 30g melted butter little by little, stirring carefully.
Grease a flan dish and line with greaseproof paper.
Pour in mixture.
Cook at a medium heat for 25 minutes.
Meanwhile, make the filling.
Sieve the flour into a saucepan and add the egg yolk and 1 or 2 teablespoons of milk. Stir well and add the rest of the milk.
Bring to the boil, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat and leave to cool.
Stir butter until creamy and sieve in jam, then add icing sugar.
Spoon in cooled mixture and mix carefully.
Remove base from oven.
Fill with filling.
Add cherry jam or cream to top and chocolate shavings.