Old Fashioned Linzer Torte

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is my favorite dessert.I found it in a old cookbook,that u used to be able to by a section a month in a grocery store in the 60s.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. sift togeather flour,sugar,baking powder,salt,cinnamon.
  2. Cut in brown sugar and butter.
  3. Add egg and almonds.
  4. Blend with fork or pastry blender.
  5. Save 1/2 cup of dough,and chill.
  6. Press remaning dough into bottom and sides of 8in springform pan.
  7. (Do not cover rim of pan) Fill with cream filling,top with raspberry sauce.
  8. Sprinkle remaning dough over top.
  9. Bake (375) 30 to 35 minutes Cream filling beat egg until fluffy,about 2 monutes.
  10. Gradually add sugar,beat until thick and lemon colored.
  11. Blend in 1/4 cup of flour and 1/4 tsp salt.
  12. Gradually add scalded milk,return to top of double boiler,cook (stirring constantly) until thick.
  13. Cover and cook 4 to 5 minutes,stirring occsionally.
  14. Add vanilla,cool.
  15. Raspberry sauce combine raspberries 2 Tsp sugar,2 Tsp corn starch.
  16. Add lemon juice,bring to boil,cook 5 minutes,unti it starts to thicken.
  17. Cool.


Most Helpful

Outstanding! Crust is sweet, nutty and crumbly, the cream filling is a delicious velvety custard which sweetness and richness is cut through by the raspberries. I had this only once before while traveling Germany, and I must say that this was better than my memories. Thank you!

gourmetronik April 07, 2008

I made this recipe for my mother to bring to a tea with her and it went over really well. The only change that I made was to use strawberries in place of the raspberries but I plan on trying the raspberry variety the next time I make this. Very good recipe!

BirdyBaker May 12, 2005

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