Granny's Lemon Torte

1
Kathy Lochner

By
@K80Rie

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • CRUST

  • 1 c
    flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 stick
    margarine
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • FILLING

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

  • 2 box
    instant lemon pudding
  • 3 c
    milk

How to Make Granny's Lemon Torte

Step-by-Step

  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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Granny's Lemon Torte

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




Show 3 Comments & Reviews

Valentine's Day Menu For Dinner At Home Recipe

Valentine's Day Menu for Dinner at Home

Kitchen Crew

While I show people I love them year around, it's nice to have a special day to show how much I care. But a prix fixe menu and an insanely...

How To Fold Ingredients Recipe

How to Fold Ingredients

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The Just A Pinch Test Kitchen shows how to fold ingredients using whipped cream and chocolate pudding. Watch the "pinch tips" video here.

Make Foolproof Whipped Cream At Home Recipe

Make Foolproof Whipped Cream at Home

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Fresh whipped cream is so much better than the stuff you buy in a tub or a can and so easy to make. We prefer to sweeten our whipped cream...