Strawberry Dream Torte Recipe

Strawberry Dream Torte picture

Summary

Preparation Time1 Hr 0 MinHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Servings6Cuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Pound cake24 Ounce (3 Packages)
 Unflavored gelatin4 Tablespoon
 Cold water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Frozen strawberries3 Pound, thawed (3 Box)
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Heavy cream3 Cup (48 tbs), whipped
 Strawberries1 Quart
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Red food coloring1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1137 Calories from Fat 587

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g102.9%

Saturated Fat 38.6 g192.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 300.5 mg

Sodium 535.4 mg22.3%

Total Carbohydrates 120 g40.1%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.2%

Sugars 74.5 g

Protein 21 g42.5%

Vitamin A 43.1% Vitamin C 311.4%

Calcium 22.8% Iron 36.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cut cake in 1/4-inch slices about 1 1/2 inches wide and 4 inches long. (Have about 20 strips this size for sides of pan .Scraps can be used for layers.)
Butter lightly a deep 9-inch springform or loose-bottomed pan.
Line bottom and sides of pan with cake strips.
Meanwhile, soften gelatin in 3/4 cup cold water; dissolve over hot water or very low heat.
Stir quickly into strawberries.
Add salt, and fold in cream.
Pour about one fourth of mixture on cake in pan.
Add another layer of cake, and continue alternating ingredients until all are used.
Chill overnight.
Add glaze a few hours before serving.
To make: Wash, and hull berries.
Crush enough small uneven ones to make 1 cup.
Keep remainder whole.
Mix sugar and cornstarch in small saucepan.
Add crushed berries and 1/4 cup cold water; mix well.
Cook, stirring, until thickened.
Cool.
Add a few drops red coloring.
Arrange berries on cake and spoon glaze over fruit.
Chill.
Remove to serving plate, leaving cake on pan base, if preferred.
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