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Peach Torte - Betty's Kitchen Fare - How to Make

How to make a Peach Torte by Betty Bannerman Busciglio, cooking teacher and former caterer. Betty uses only fresh ingredients. Most dishes made from scratch. Her videos contain many cooking tips. A Scottish lass who could barely boil water when first married, since then she has become a world-class food expert who reads cookbooks as others read novels.
Ingredients
  Unsalted butter 4 Ounce
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Unbleached flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Almond flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Caster sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Almonds 2 Tablespoon, slivered
  Ripe peaches 2 , peeled and sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Line a 9 inch cake pan with parchment paper and set aside.

MAKING
2. In a stand mixer, cream together the sugar and butter.
3. Add in the flour, almond flour, baking powder, eggs, and salt and beat to mix well.
4. Place the cake mixture into the prepared pan and spread evenly with a spatula.
5. Arrange peaches over the top and sprinkle almonds, followed by caster sugar.
6. Bake in oven for 30 – 40 minutes, until the center tests done with a toothpick.
7. Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool for 5 minutes over a cooling rack.

SERVING
8. Slice the cake and serve with vanilla ice cream.

TIPS
This cake can be made with Italian plums cut in half or regular plums cut in quarters omitting the sliced almonds and substituting a teaspoon of cinnamon. Canned apricots very well drained also work as do canned pears.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Summer, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peach
Channel: 
Cake Channel
Occasion: 
Father's Day
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 425 Calories from Fat 191

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.7%

Saturated Fat 10.6 g53.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 111.1 mg37%

Sodium 134.4 mg5.6%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.3%

Sugars 32.9 g

Protein 7 g14.1%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 6.2%

Calcium 10.6% Iron 10.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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