Well, I tried this today. I let the egg whites beat too long, didn't catch them until they had stiff peaks - oops. I did weigh the ingredients, but next time I will run the almond meal (Bob's Mill) thru the food processor first and then sift the meal and the powdered sugar together. I didn't really fold it in, I just put the mixer on really slow, so I overbeat it at this point too. The batter tried really hard and it did rise a bit in the oven, and had a lovely delicate crust on the top, but the rest did not rise with the crust and was a sticky mess that even stuck to my silicone sheet! It sure tasted good as we scraped it off the silpat, though! Next time: Don't overbeat the whites, process the almond meal, gently fold the sifted meal/p. sugar into the whites, and gently put into a bag to squeeze out the discs. I see where the almond meal has to be a fine powder or it can't rise with the delicate whites.
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Well, I tried this today. I let the egg whites beat too long, didn't catch them until they had...