Cherry Tort Recipe

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Cherry Tort

Carole Fanelli

By
@elorac114

I was finally cleaning out a basement cupboard and came across my mother's old, hand written recipe "notebook" This particular one was a favorite from my grandmothers collection. .
Hope you all enjoy this..


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

6
egg whites, room temperature
3/4 tsp
creme of tartar
2 c
sugar
2 c
broken soda crackers, chopped coarse not fine
1 c
pecans, chopped
2 pkg
prepared whipped topping (cool whip) the original recipe, called for whipped cream..cool whip is a quick substitute.
1/2 tsp
vanilla
2 c
cherry pie filling

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat egg whites till frothy, add creme of tartar and beat into peaks. Add sugar gradually.
2
Fold in crackers and nut meats.
3
Spread into 9X11 pan.
bake 25 minutes at 350 degrees.
4
Add vanilla to whipped cream.
5
When cake is cooled, cover with whip cream and chill 1 hour.
6
After 1 hour, top with cherries and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours or overnight

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts