Party Cherry Torte Recipe

The party cherry torte is a delicious and cherry filled torte made with luxuriant whipped cream in a in a tote shell. Prepared from scratch, this party cherry torte is a rich and creamy dessert that is sweet and dreamy and loaded with indulgence.

Summary

Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
CuisineCourse
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Egg whites3
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Dash
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Walnuts3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
 Saltine cracker crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Canned frozen pitted tart red cherries20 Ounce (One # 2 Can/ 2.5 Cup 16 Tablespoon)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon
 Heavy cream1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 459 Calories from Fat 202

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g36%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 54.8 mg

Sodium 182.6 mg7.6%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g20.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.7%

Sugars 49.4 g

Protein 6 g11.3%

Vitamin A 26.1% Vitamin C 4%

Calcium 11.2% Iron 11.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Beat egg whites with vanilla and salt till foamy.
Gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating to stiff peaks.
Mix nuts, cracker crumbs, and baking powder; fold into egg whites.
Spread in well greased 9 inch pie plate, building up sides.
Bake at 300° about 40 minutes or till dry on outside.
Cool.
Drain cherries, reserving syrup.
Combine 3/4 cup of the syrup and 1/4 CUP sugar; heat to boiling.
Add cherries; cook 10 minutes.
Mix cornstarch with remaining cold cherry syrup; add to hot mixture.
Cook, stirring constantly, till thick and clear.
Cool.
Line shell with half the whipped cream.
Fill with cherry mixture; top with remaining whipped cream.
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