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   Friday, January 22, 2021 

European Union Netherlands Aruba Cashew Nut Cake

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Serves: 6 servings
Country: Aruba



  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups ground cashews


  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup confectionary sugar
  • 1/3 cup margarine
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup ground cashews



Cream margarine and sugar until smooth. Add egg whites and mix well. Add the rest of the cake ingredients and mix well. Grease a 9" round cake pan and bake at 350F for 25 minutes. Let cool.


Beat egg whites with sugar until stiff. Add margarine, salt, almond extract and beat well. Spread on top and sides of cake.


Traditional decorations are maraschino cherries and lime confetti, small pieces of shredded lime peel.


This recipe is a forever special occasion favorite among Arubans. There are still cashew trees growing on the island.

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There are 1 reviews.
cashew nut cake, 8/27/2006
Reviewer: vutjebal from the Netherlands (2032)
as an arubian I know this is number one cake ..special occasion......Here in the Netharlands u will pay about 40 Euro for a cashew nut cake....Believe me ...

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