From: Jean-Pierre Haddad <>
 Date: 23 Apr 1995 14:02:51 GMT
 Honey Cake
 The ingredients:
 4 eggs
 1 cup honey
 1 cup sugar
 1 cup black coffee
 1/2 cup sunflower oil
 3 Tspoons brandy (lavish TTTspoons if children are away)
 1/2 tspoon cinammon
 1/2 tspoon ground cloves
 1/4 tspoon ground ginger
 3.5 cups flour
 2 tspoons baking powder
 1 tspoon bicarbonate sodium
 1/2 cup crushed wall or pecan nuts
 1/4 cup crushed almonds
 1. Separate egg whites and yolks and put the yolks in a bowl. Add the honey,
 the sugar, the lukewarm coffee, the oil and the brandy. Stir with a wooden
 spoon. Add the spices and continue stirring until the mixture is evenly soft.
 2. In another bowl mix the flour, the baking powder and the bicarbonate 
 sodium. And slowly add to the soft mixture. Mix in the nuts.
 3. Whip the egg whites and when they are hard, fold them into the mixture.
 4. Warm a long baking tray (shape of a bread loaf) and grease it with some
 margarine. Pour in the mixture. On top sprinkle the almonds.
 5. Bake in a medium hot oven for one hour. Cool the cake and keep it for the
 following day as its taste improves.