Fluffy Pecan Torte
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
|Corn cereal||3 Cup (48 tbs), toasted crushed to 1 cup|
Heat oven to moderate (350°F.).
Butter generously an 8 or 9-inch pie plate.
Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
Add sugar, baking powder and salt Beat until sugar is dissolved and meringue is stiff.
Stir in vanilla, pecans and cereal crumbs.
Spread evenly on buttered pie plate.
Bake 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
Serve with ice cream or whipped cream and sprinkle with nuts.