Nut Torte Recipe

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Nut Torte

Jacki Allen


This recipe was one that my mother made for special dinners.

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1/3 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 c
finely, chopped walnuts
eggs, separated, at room temperature
3/4 c
1 c
chilled, heavy cream, whipped


1Heat oven to 325. Grease a 9-inch square pan. In a medium size bowl, sift together flour and baking powder. Stir in chopped nuts.

2In a small bowl, beat egg yolks and 6 tablespoons of the sugar until thick and lemon-colored. Fold into flour/nut mixture with rubber spatula.

3In small bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Fold gently into egg/flour mixture.

4Pour into prepared pan and bake 40-50 minutes or until top springs back lightly when touched with finger. Cool on wire rack. Cut into squares and top with whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts