Obsttorte (Fruit Torte)

Recipe by NoraMarie
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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • CAKE:
  • Mix flour and sugar.
  • Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add egg yolks; mix to form dough.
  • Press dough into bottom and sides of a 10-inch springform pan.
  • Dough should come 1 1/2 inches up the sides.
  • Bake in a preheated 375°F oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until pastry is firm and light brown.
  • FILLING:
  • Drain canned or frozen fruit, reserving juice.
  • Crush 1 cup of fresh fruit to make juice.
  • Add sugar to fresh fruit and let stand 1/2 hour.
  • Drain juice and add water to make 1 cup.
  • Mix cornstarch and fruit juice.
  • Cook over medium heat until thickened.
  • Place whole fruit in baked pastry shell.
  • Pour thickened fruit juice over top.
  • Chill thoroughly.
  • Carefully remove torte from springform pan.
  • ALMOND COATING:
  • Beat egg white until foamy.
  • Gradually beat in the sugar. beat until stiff peaks are formed.
  • Spread the meringue around the outside of the pastry shell.
  • Press in the almonds so that they completely cover the sides.
  • TOPPING:
  • Gently fold sugar and vanilla into whipped cream.
  • Spread over the fruit.
  • Garnish with sliced toasted almonds, if desired.
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