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    Cherry Almond Torte

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    3 hrs 25 mins

    25 mins

    3 hrs

    Mom2Rose's Note:

    Source: Pillsbury Cooking time includes 2 hour refrigeration time.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 12

    Yield:

    Units: US | Metric

    Cake

    • 1 (17 1/4 ounce) box yellow cake mix with pudding
    • 1 1/4 cups water
    • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
    • 2 teaspoons almond extract
    • 3 eggs

    Cherry Mixture

    Whipped Cream and Almond Cream

    • 1 1/2 cups whipping cream
    • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese spread, softened
    • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat oven to 350°F
    2. 2
      Grease bottoms only of two 9-inch round cake pans with shortening or cooking spray.
    3. 3
      In large bowl, beat all cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed just until combined; beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour and spread batter evenly into pans.
    4. 4
      Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
    5. 5
      Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks.
    6. 6
      Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
    7. 7
      Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, mix pie filling and cornstarch.
    8. 8
      Cook over medium heat about 7 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.
    9. 9
      Remove from heat to cool.
    10. 10
      In medium bowl, beat whipping cream on high speed until soft peaks form.
    11. 11
      Beat in cream cheese spread until fluffy.
    12. 12
      Reserve 1/2 cup whipped cream mixture for garnish.
    13. 13
      Stir almonds into remaining cream mixture.
    14. 14
      With serrated knife, cut each cake layer in half horizontally.
    15. 15
      To assemble torte, place 1 half cake layer on serving plate; spread with 1 cup almond cream.
    16. 16
      Top with second half layer; spread with 1 cup cherry mixture.
    17. 17
      Top with third half layer; spread with 1 cup almond cream.
    18. 18
      Place remaining half layer on top.
    19. 19
      Spoon remaining cherry mixture on top of torte, spreading almost to edge.
    20. 20
      Frost side of torte with remaining 1 1/4 cups almond cream.
    21. 21
      Spoon reserved 1/2 cup whipped cream mixture into decorating bag with large star tip.
    22. 22
      Pipe cream around top edge of torte. Refrigerate about 2 hours before serving.
    23. 23
      Store in refrigerator.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cherry Almond Torte

    Serving Size: 1 (187 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 487.7
     
    Calories from Fat 267
    54%
    Total Fat 29.7 g
    45%
    Saturated Fat 12.6 g
    63%
    Cholesterol 110.6 mg
    36%
    Sodium 447.7 mg
    18%
    Total Carbohydrate 49.7 g
    16%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 19.2 g
    76%
    Protein 6.1 g
    12%

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