Traditional brazilian wedding cake

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  • 8 egg whites
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar + more to decorate
  • 1 cup dulce de leche


    Beat the egg whites, then fold in the yolks until they're fully mixed.
    Add the sugar and mix until incorporated.
    Add the flour, baking powder and lemon zest, and mix together by hand.

    Pour into a pan lined with buttered parchment paper and bake in a 350°F oven for ten minutes.

    Mix the lemon juice with three tablespoons of powdered sugar.

    Stamp out the cakes with cookie cutters the size of the pan you're going to use.

    Add one layer of the cake to the pan and brush with the lemon sauce.
    Add a layer of dulce de leche.
    Add another cut layer of the cake on top, brush with more lemon sauce, and add another layer of dulce de leche.
    Add last layer of cake on top.

    Dust with powdered sugar.

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    1. C

      Made this last night and I absolutely love it.

    2. J

      Thank you for another winner recipe!

    3. T

      Yum, yum, yum! This recipe looks delicious.

    4. c

      This is delicious and easy!

    5. P

      I love this recipe

    6. Y

      I've already made this twice now, it's so easy to improvise!

    7. L

      I've made this several times…so good! it turned out delicous. Thanks for this recipe!!!!

    8. E

      Thanks - can't wait to try this out!

    9. M

      Oh WOW! I've had this in my Pinterest for awhile and just made it today.

    10. r

      Thank you so much for this recipe!

    11. T

      I made these for thanksgiving, people said they were good.

    12. D

      Wow – I tried this recipe tonight & was impressed!

    13. M

      Love it! Simple yet delicious. Thank you.

    14. T

      Delicious and ohhhh so beautiful! Thanks for the recipe :0)

    15. E

      This recipe is amazing!

    16. s

      Thank you for this recipe.

    17. m

      These were easy and delicious.

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