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Brazil Nut Torte

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 ts Double acting baking powder
  • 2 c Fine graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 c Soft shortening
  • 1 c Granulated sugar
  • 3 Egg yolks
  • 3/4 c Chopped Brazil nuts
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • Milk*
  • 3 Egg whites stiffly beaten
  • 1 pk Vanilla-pudding pie filling
  • 1 1/2 c Milk
  • 1/2 c Heavy cream; whipped


Day before: Start heating oven to 375ø F. With waxed paper, line bottoms of
2 1 1/4"-deep 8" layer pans. Sift together flour and baking powder; add
cracker crumbs. With electric mixer at medium speed, or "cream" (or with
spoon), thoroughly mix shortening with sugar, then with yolks, until very
light and fluffyabout 4 min. altogether. Add nuts and vanilla. Then, at
low speed, or "blend", beat in flour mixture alternately with indicated
amount of milk*, beating after each addition. Quickly fold in egg whites.
Turn into pans. Bake 30 min., or till done. Cool in pans on wire rack.
Meanwhile, combine vanilla pudding with 1 1/2 cups milk. Cook, stirring,
over medium heat until mixture comes to boil. Remove from heat; pour into
bowl; place waxed paper directly on surface of pudding. Refrigerate.

The day: Beat pudding until smooth; fold in whipped cream. Split each cake
layer- spread filling between layers and on top of cake. Refrigerate at
least 1 hr.

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