Linzer Torte

Total Time
15 mins
45 mins

From the Wisconsin Dutch chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat egg yolks.
  3. Whip egg whites to stiff peaks.
  4. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add beaten egg yolks, almonds and brandy and lemon rind and juice.
  6. Sift flour and baking powder together and add gradually to creamed mixture.
  7. Fold in stiffly-beaten egg whites.
  8. Roll out 2/3 of the dough and line a 9" springform pan, with the bottom thicker than sides.
  9. Fill with jam.
  10. Roll remaining dough, cut into strips and place into crisscrosses on top.
  11. Bake for 45 minutes.
  12. Before serving, fill any hollows with jam.