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Layered Ham Torte

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The layered ham torte is a boiled ham torte prepared with puff pastry and eggs. The ham and egg mix is pureed with sour cream and pepper and filled between the puff pastry layers. baked in the oven, the layered ham torte can be served as a main or a side dish in a meal and is filling and homely.
  Puff pastry 1
  Boiled ham 1 Pound
  White roll 1
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Sour cream 2 Tablespoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 (For Glaze)

Grind ham very finely; put through machine twice.
Soak the roll in milk, squeeze it, and force through a sieve or puree in a blender.
Add pureed roll to ham together with egg yolks, sour cream and pepper.
Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into ham mixture.
Mix well but gently.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Stretch prepared puff pastry into a very thin sheet.
Line a 9 inch round torte pan, 2 1/2 inches high, with 2/3 of the dough.
Place ham filling in the pastry lined pan.
Cover filling with remaining dough, making it fit the pan.
Brush the top with beaten egg, and gently prick holes in a few places.
Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes.

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Layered Ham Torte Recipe