3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 tspn baking powder
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sugar
3 eggs, 2 whole, 1 separated. Reserve 1 egg white.
Peel of 1 orange, grated
1/4 tspn nutmeg
1/4 cup cream
1 tbsp Greek brandy
1/8 cup almonds
1 silver coin, washed, wrapped in foil
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift flour and baking powder, set aside. Beat butter until fluffly. Add sugar and cream together about 4 minutes. Add 2 whole egggs and egg yolk, one at a time, while beating. Add flour and baking powder mixture, mixing well with wooden spoon. Then place in foil-wrapped silver coin and stir in as well. Pour batter in into a heavily greased round pan. Arrange the alomonds on the cake in a decorative pattern (such as the year or abstract design.)
2. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes. Remove cake from oven. Beat reserved egg white until white and fluffy. Brush beaten egg white onto cake. Return cake to oven and bake about 15 more minutes, until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.