Granny's Lemon Torte

Kathy Lochner


My husband's granny used to make this for all their family gatherings. After she passed away I took on the tradition.


★★★★★ 2 votes




  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 stick
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    cool whip

  • 2 box
    instant lemon pudding
  • 3 c

How to Make Granny's Lemon Torte


  1. Mix ingredients for crust in food processor till crumbly; press into bottom of 9X13 pan. Bake at 375 for 15 minutes. (Granny always stressed DO NOT overcook the crust. It's better to take it out a minute or two early than to have it crumble when you're spreading the filling on)
  2. In a medium bowl mix the ingredients for the filling with an electric mixer; pour over cooled crust and chill until set.
  3. Mix the ingredients for the topping with an electric mixer in a small bowl and pour over filling. Top this with remaining cool whip then chopped pecans.

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About Granny's Lemon Torte

Course/Dish: Puddings Other Desserts
Hashtags: #lemon #cream-cheese

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