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California Walnut Party Torte

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This simple yet lovely California Walnut Party Torte will soon become a hit in the next party you host. Quite simple to make this Party Torte is a fabulous snack to impress your guests.
  Eggs 6 , separated
  Instant coffee 1 Tablespoon (dissolved in 3 tablespoons cold water)
  Graham cracker crumbs 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), ground
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon

Beat egg yolks until light and lemon colored; beat in the 1/2 cup sugar gradually, then beat for 5 minutes.
Beat in coffee.
Stir in ground walnuts, crumbs, flour, baking powder, salt and vanilla.
Beat egg whites until stiff.
Beat in the two tablespoons sugar and fold into yolk mixture.
Turn into three 9-inch pans, greased and floured.
Bake in slow oven, (300° F.) for 30 minutes, or until top springs back.
Turn out and cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1388 Calories from Fat 823

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 96 g147.6%

Saturated Fat 15.5 g77.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1268.9 mg423%

Sodium 1736.8 mg72.4%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g30.1%

Sugars 37 g

Protein 57 g113%

Vitamin A 29.6% Vitamin C 2.2%

Calcium 99.9% Iron 60.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

California Walnut Party Torte Recipe