Total Time
7hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 7 hrs

This is one of my favorite desserts, but should be made in cool weather.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. This dessert should be prepared the night before it is to be served.
  2. Let egg whites stand at room temperature.
  3. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  4. Add cream of tartar and salt to egg whites.
  5. Beat until quite foamy.
  6. Add sugar gradually, about 2 tablespoons at a time, beating well after each addition.
  7. Add extract and beat until meringue is quite stiff.
  8. Butter just the bottom of a 2 pice tube pan.
  9. Spread meringue in pan.
  10. Place in oven and TURN OFF HEAT.
  11. Let stand in oven overnight or for at least 6 hours.
  12. Turn onto a serving place and place in the refrigerator until it is well chilled.
  13. Make whipped cream and spread it on the top and sides of the torte.
  14. Spoon raspberries onto each serving.