Cherry Tort Recipe

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Cherry Tort

Carole Fanelli


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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30 Min
25 Min


egg whites, room temperature
3/4 tsp
creme of tartar
2 c
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 whip is a quick substitute.
1/2 tsp
2 c
cherry pie filling


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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts