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Brazil Nut Torte

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  Egg yolks 6
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Honey 6 Tablespoon
  Brazil nuts 2 Cup (32 tbs), grounded
  Pure vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 6

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Oil bottom of spring form pan.
Line bottom of pan with parchment or brown paper, cut to fit.
Do not oil paper.
Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored.
Add salt and honey, pouring in slowly and stirring to blend.
Add ground Brazil nuts to egg mixture, adding about 1/4 cup at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add vanilla extract.
Beat egg whites until stiff peaks are formed.
Add about 1/4 of beaten egg whites to yolk mixture, folding in lightly.
Now add above mixture to remaining beaten whites, folding in with an under and over motion, until well blended.
Pour into pan, place in preheated oven and bake 10 minutes.
Reduce heat to 300°F. and continue baking for 40 minutes, or until surface springs back when gently touched with fingertips.
Remove from oven, cool in pan, on wire rack about one hour.
Using spatula, carefully loosen torte and remove side of spring form pan.
Then remove bottom of pan and paper.
Cool completely before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2416 Calories from Fat 1697

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 201 g309.1%

Saturated Fat 48.9 g244.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1110.5 mg370.2%

Sodium 829 mg34.5%

Total Carbohydrates 113 g37.5%

Dietary Fiber 20.1 g80.5%

Sugars 83.1 g

Protein 72 g143.2%

Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 3.9%

Calcium 56.1% Iron 52.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Brazil Nut Torte Recipe