Banana Torte Recipe

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Banana Torte

Sherry Neander


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

★★★★★ 1 vote
50 Min


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


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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts