Method

1. In a bowl beat the butter, sugar and egg yolks together until smooth. Then, add the brandy, milk and flour.
2. To make the filling, put in a bowl the ground almonds and nuts, sugar and cinnamon and blend them. Add the 4 egg whites plus 4 more whole eggs add blend the mixture again. Add the lemon zest.
3. Place the dough in the cases and then spoon the filling mixture into the cases.
4. Bake for 30 mins until golden brown. Leave to cool completely on a wire rack.

Ingredients

Dough

1 cup sugar

250 g butter

4 egg yolks

1 small cup of milk

A bit of brandy

500 g flour


Filling

750 g ground nuts and almonds

1 tea spoon cinnamon

350-400 g sugar

4 eggs

1 lemon