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Wwalang Kaparis


6 egg whites
cup sugar
1 cups cashew nuts, chopped finely
1 teaspoon vanilla


1 cup sugar
⅓ cup water
2 tablespoons rum
6 egg yolks
lb butter


Grease and flour heavily 3 inverted 18 X 15 cookie sheets. Set aside. Beat egg whites until soft peaks are formed. Gradually add the sugar, beating well after each addition. Continue beating until egg whites are very stiff.

Fold in cashew nuts and vanilla. Spread thinly in prepared pans. Bake at 300 degrees F for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cut wafers in the center if desired. Loosen and slide wafers to a flat surface. Cool. (Work while wafers are hot because they are hard to loosen as they are crisp when cool.) Prepare filling.

FILLING: Boil sugar and water until it spins a thread. Meanwhile, beat egg yolks until thick. Pour syrup in egg yolk mixture and rum. Fill and cover wafers before filling. Sprinkle top with chopped cashew nuts. Serve chilled.

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