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banana torte

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sherry Neander
St Charles, MO

Great for a special treat or a family gathering. Very rich, very good.

(1 rating)
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For banana torte

  • 1 1/2 c
    egg whites (about 12 eggs, save yokes for something else)
  • 3/4 tsp
    cream of tarter
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond flavoring
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 3 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 3/4 c
    nuts - i like pecans but walnuts work just as well
  • 3 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 bananas

How To Make banana torte

  • 1
    Have egg whites at room temp. Add cream of tarter to egg whites and beat at high speed until soft peaks form.
  • 2
    Mix sugars together and add gradually to egg white mixture. Beat egg mix until glossy & white (about 5 minutes) Add vanilla & Almond extracts and mix well. Remove from mixer.
  • 3
    Combine graham cracker crumbs and nuts. Sprinkle over beaten egg and fold in gradually (1/4 mix at time).
  • 4
    Grease 2 cake pans heavely with shortening, pour mix equally into both pans. Bake at 350 Degrees for 50 minutes.
  • 5
    Remove from pan to cool. Place a layer of bananas on top & cover with whipped cream, decorate with cherries & nuts.

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