Forgotten Torte Recipe

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Forgotten Torte

Nancy Beckham

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@luvs2laugh

My mother-in-law gave me this recipe years ago and its a great dessert and so easy. This recipe cooks in the oven overnight! Perfect for Easter or Mother's Day dinner or any special occasion!


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Rating:

Serves:

8-10

Prep:

30 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

6
egg whites
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/8 tsp
almond extract
1
red food coloring drops (change color for holiday seasons)
1 pkg
fresh or frozen raspberries or strawberries
1 c
heavy whipping cream or cool whip
fresh mint leaves (opt)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
About two hours before the overnight baking, place 6 egg whites in a large bowl and let stand to reach room temperature.
2
Heat oven to 450. Butter only the bottom of 9" tube pan.
3
When eggs have reached room temp add cream of tartar and salt. Beat with mixer until egg whites are foamy.
4
Gradually add sugar, a little at a time, beating well after each addition.
5
Add vanilla and almond extract and a few small drops of red food coloring. Continue beating until meringue forms stiff glossy peaks.
6
Spread mixture evenly in tube pan or bundt pan.
7
Place tube or bundt pan in pre-heated oven. TURN OFF HEAT IMMEDIATELY. Let stand in oven overnight. Next morning loosen edge of torte with a sharp thin knife and turn onto platter. Torte will settle a bit.
8
To serve, frost torte with whipped heavy cream or cool whip. Top with raspberries or strawberries. I usually use raspberries and add fresh mint leaves

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American