Torta Sabbiosa – Sandy Cake


Six tbs. butter
pinch of baking soda
Six tbs. extra fine sugar
3 oz. potato starch
3 oz. white flour
Three eggs separated
parchment paper, greased

How to make the Torta Sabbiosa – Sandy Cake:

Whip the butter with the sugar until it reaches a creamy consistency. Add three egg yolks, one at a time, then sift in the flour, baking soda, potato starch, and a pinch of salt. Beat the egg whites till stiff, then add to the batter. Mix well and place in a 10-in. cake pan lined with buttered parchment paper, leveling the top—Bake at 350 F for about 30 mins.

If wrapped in aluminum foil, this cake keeps several days. It is best if eaten the day after baking.

Serves 4-6