Christmas Jam Torte - Chocolate Winterberry Almond

Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

I enjoy baking one of these in various flavors every Christmas.

Serve this on your favorite china or silver, to really embrace the elegant Christmas spirit.

Will that be two cubes or one in your coffee or tea?


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Serves:
1 torte
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
flour
1/2 c
almond meal
1 c
dark brown sugar
1
egg
3 Tbsp
dark molasses
1 c
cream
1/4 c
oil
1 Tbsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
ginger
1 tsp
allspice, ground
1 Tbsp
baking soda
1 pinch
kosher salt
1 Tbsp
orange extract
1 Tbsp
orange zest
1/2 c
dark chocolate morsels
1/8 c
cranberries, dried
1/8 c
currants, dried
1/4 c
whole almonds, blanched
apricot jam
boysenberry, raspberry, or blueberry jam
colored sugar crystals, optional
powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1Mix the first 14 ingredients in a mixing bowl. Blend well.

2Then fold in berries, chocolate, and almonds.

3Pour half the batter into a tin sprayed with Baker's Joy.

4Then spread alternately stripes of apricot and boysenberry jam, keeping a half an inch from the edge of the pie.

5Pour the rest of the batter atop.

6Bake at 325F until cooked throughout, about 20 minutes.

7Wait about 10-15 minutes, then remove from tin onto cake stand.

8Optionally sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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