Recipe: Almond torte is a tender, orange-scented cake for the Passover table

Makes one 9-inch round

For the best nutty flavor in this Passover almond torte, toast the almonds before grinding them in a food processor with matzo cake meal and sugar. You can also substitute almond flour for the same amount of whole almonds (8 1/2 ounces or a scant 2 cups); if you use them already ground, do not grind them in a food processor. The baked cake is tender and moist, scented with fresh orange. You can sprinkle the cake with confectioners’ sugar just before serving, if you use powdered sugar during Passover (it contains some cornstarch) or leave

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