Rhoda's Mandelbrot

Recipe from

Southern Living

Nutritional Information

Calories 99
Fat 4.5 g
Cholesterol 18 mg
Sodium 79 mg


3 large eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1/2 cup sliced almonds


Beat eggs at high speed with an electric mixer until foamy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add oil and vanilla, beating until well blended.

Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; stir into egg mixture until smooth. Stir in almonds.

Divide dough in half; shape each portion into a 10- x 3-inch log on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Bake at 350° for 50 minutes.

Cut each log crosswise into 3/4-inch-thick slices with a serrated knife. Place slices on baking sheets.

Bake at 275° for 20 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

October 1998
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