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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix the first 14 ingredients in a mixing bowl. Blend well.
2
Then fold in berries, chocolate, and almonds.
3
Pour half the batter into a tin sprayed with Baker's Joy.
4
Then spread alternately stripes of apricot and boysenberry jam, keeping a half an inch from the edge of the pie.
5
Pour the rest of the batter atop.
6
Bake at 325F until cooked throughout, about 20 minutes.
7
Wait about 10-15 minutes, then remove from tin onto cake stand.
8
Optionally sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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