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Tasty Hungarian Walnut Tort

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Hungarian Walnut Tort is a spectacular three-layer torte, filled and frosted with mocha whipped cream, gets its unique structure and flavor from walnuts and bread crumbs. Join Gregpatent in his kitchen and see him prepare this wonderful dish. Try out this amazing Hungarian Walnut Tort and pamper youself.
Ingredients
  Rye bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fine, For Dusting The Cake Pans)
  Butter 1 Teaspoon (For Greasing The Pans)
  Ground walnuts 12 Ounce
  Fresh bread crumbs 3 Ounce
  Eggs 12 , separated
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Lemon 1 , zest of lemon
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
  Icing 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Coffee beans 15 (For Garnish)
Directions

1) Butter three 9 inch cake pans, and line with wax paper or parchment and dust all over with fine rye bread crumbs and keep aside.
2) In a large bowl, combine the ground walnuts and fresh bread crumbs and keep aside.
3) In an electric beater, beat the egg yolks on low then on high speed, until they are thick and pale. Reduce the speed and gradually add sugar. Scrape and beat again for 5 minutes on high until the 1/2 cupsugar dissolves.
4) Add zest of 1 lemon and vanilla, beat briefly and transfer into a large bowl.
5) Beat the egg whites on low then on a high until opaque, gradually add the remaing 1 cup of sugar and continue to beat for a minutes until the mixture forms peaks.
6) Add 1/4 whites to the egg yolks alongwith the 1/4 walnut and breadcrumb mixture, then gently fold everything together. Repeat this again until all the egg white and walnut mixture is thorougly folded into the egg yolks.
7) Divide the batter into the prepared cake pans, rotate the pans gently to level the batter. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
8) Take one cake layer and set on a plate, spread a cup of icing. Then place the 2nd layer top side up and spread a cup of icing. Similarly repeat with the 3rd layer. Nicely spread the icing all over the cake. Garnish with the coffee beans.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk Product, Walnut
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
10
What could be a more sensual sweet treat than the very thought of digging into a three-layer torte, filled and frosted with mocha whipped cream and topped with walnuts and bread crumbs. Greg Patent shows how you can throw up a delectable dessert together a la the Hungarian style. A yummy way to pamper your sweet tooth.

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