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Torta

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 5 Tablespoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
  Whipped cream 1
Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream butter and 1/2 cup sugar in mixer bowl until light and fluffy.
Add egg yolks; beat until lemon-colored.
Sift flour and baking powder together.
Add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, mixing well after each addition.
Mix in almond extract.
Spread in 2 round 9-inch baking pans.
Beat egg whites in mixer bowl until soft peaks form.
Add 1 cup sugar gradually, beating constantly until stiff peaks form.
Spread meringue over batter in pans; sprinkle with almonds.
Bake for 20 minutes.
Remove carefully to wire rack to cool.
Place 1 layer meringue side down on serving plate.
Spread generously with whipped cream.
Top with remaining layer meringue side up.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 556 Calories from Fat 237

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g42.1%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 165 mg55%

Sodium 110.4 mg4.6%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g11%

Sugars 51.6 g

Protein 10 g20.4%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 14.5% Iron 11.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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