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Party Meringue Cake (Blits Torte)

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  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Sifted cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg whites 2
  Slivered blanched almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sweetened halved strawberries/Drained thawed frozen berries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (fresh)

Cream shortening; gradually add 1/2 CUP sugar and vanilla, creaming till fluffy.
Beat in egg yolks.
Sift together flour, baking pow-der, and salt; add alternately with milk to creamed mixture, beating after each addition.
Pour into 2 paper lined 8x1 1/2 inch round pans.
Beat egg whites till frothy; gradually add 1/2 cup sugar and beat till stiff peaks form.
Spread evenly over cake batter; sprinkle with almonds.
Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes.
Cool in pans 10 min-utes; remove, cool thoroughly.
Spread strawberries between layers (meringue side up).
Serve with whipped cream and extra sweetened strawberries.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2181 Calories from Fat 1160

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 130 g200.4%

Saturated Fat 31.7 g158.7%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 381.5 mg127.2%

Sodium 1249.1 mg52%

Total Carbohydrates 229 g76.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.6%

Sugars 122.9 g

Protein 31 g62%

Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 33.7%

Calcium 81.1% Iron 67.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Party Meringue Cake (Blits Torte) Recipe