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Whipped Cherry Torte

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Whipped cherry torte is a delicious and creamy dessert made with a pie crust base. Prepared with crust mix, pecans, eggs and vanilla, the whipped cherry torte is filled with cherries and flavored liquer along with frosting can be served right away or chilled for better taste and flavor.
Ingredients
  Fluffy white frosting mix 7 1⁄5 Ounce
  Whipping cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Pie crust mix 1 (2 Sticks)
  Confectioner's sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground pecans/Finely chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cherry flavored liqueur 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red food color 6 Drop
  Maraschino cherries 12 , chopped and drained
Directions

Chill frosting mix (dry) and whipping cream covered in small mixer bowl at least 1 hour.
Heat oven to 450°.
Mix pie crust mix, confectioners' sugar and pecans; stir in egg and vanilla.
Gather dough into ball.
Turn dough onto lightly floured cloth-covered board; knead until smooth.
Divide into 6 parts.
Roll each part into 7 inch circle; place on ungreased baking sheet.
Prick circles with fork; sprinkle granulated sugar on each one.
Bake until golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes.
Cool on wire racks.
Stir frosting mixture and beat until stiff.
Gradually beat in liqueur.
Stir in food color; fold in cherries.
Stack circles, filling layers with about 1/2 cup frosting mixture.
Frost stack with remaining frosting mixture.
Cover torte with plastic wrap or aluminum foil tent; refrigerate at least 8 hours.
(Can be served immediately.)

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Servings: 
10

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