Irish Apple Torte Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by QueenJellyBean

This is a rich yummy dessert! You need only the rind of the lemon.

Top Review by waynejohn1234

Haven't seen this recipe for a long, long time. It does not say if you are using canned applesauce, but if so then the rating is as above, if not I would give it a 5!!! Homemade applesauce makes all the difference. Thanks for submitting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven for 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9x9 pan.
  3. Mix flour, sugar, salt, egg yolks, butter and lemon rind. Divide into two parts.
  4. Press have of the mixture into the pan.
  5. Mix applesauce, cinnamon and cloves. Spread on top of dough in pan.
  6. Sprinkle the rest of the dough over the applesauce.
  7. Bake 40-45 minutes.
  8. Top with whipped cream or lemon sauce.

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