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Pecan Apple Torte

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Ingredients
  Apples 2 Pound, pared, cored and sliced (6 Cup Sliced)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Vanilla 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped pecans 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), chilled and whipped
  Maraschino cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°.
Line 8 x 8 x 2-inch pan with foil.
Combine apples, water, lemon juice and 1/2 cup of the sugar in 2-quart saucepan.
Cover and cook over low heat just until tender; drain and arrange slices in bottom of prepared pan.
Mix remaining sugar, butter and egg yolks in mixing bowl; stir in vanilla and pecans.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
Spread batter over apples and bake 45 minutes or until top is firm when lightly touched.
Chill.
Turn out on board.
With electric knife, cut into squares and top with whipped cream; garnish with maraschino cherries.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple

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