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Category: Desserts, Icelandic

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Butter
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1/2 c Sweet Cream
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1 ts Almond Flavoring
  • 6 c Flour
  • 4 ts Baking Powder


2 lb Prunes
1 1/2 c Sugar
1 tb Cardamom Seeds; Crushed,

Make filling first: Boil pitted prunes and add sugar and crushed cardamom
seeds. Cook until sugar dissolves. Cool. Beat well or put through food

Dough: Cream butter and sugar, add eggs one at a time and beat well. Add
cream and flavorings. Add flour sifted with baking powder. Blend well.
Divide dough into 5 or 6 equal parts. Roll out and bake a layer on cookie
sheet at 375F for 8 to 10 minutes.

This dough will make one large (cookie sheet size) torte of 5 or 6 layers,
or 2-9" tortes five or six layers each.

When all the layers are baked and cooled, put together with prune mixture
and ice with almond flavored butter icing, if desired. Makes 1 large or 2

Formatted by Carole Walberg

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