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Nut Torte Cake

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Ingredients
  Egg yolks 12
  Graham cracker crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Walnuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), finely chopped
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 12 , beaten stiff
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine egg yolks and sugar until thick.
Mix together dry ingredients.
Add to egg yolk mixture.
Add vanilla.
Fold in egg whites.
Bake in 2 ungreased 9 inch pans at 375 degrees F 45 minutes.
Let cool 5 minutes, then place on racks.
When cooled thoroughly, fill and frost.
Frosting: Blend flour and milk in a sm.saucepan.
Cook over low heat until thick, stirring constantly.
Chill.
Beat remaining ingredients until creamy.
Add chilled paste, a bit at a time until mixture is creamy.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
12

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