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Three Nut Torte

No recipe image available.A delicious buttery pastry torte with a triple-nut filling made with pecans, almonds and walnuts.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups granulated sugar - divided use
1 cup whipping cream
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
3/4 cup slivered almonds
3/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1 cup unsalted butter
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 egg white
1 teaspoon water

Cooking Directions:

  1. Melt 2 cups of the sugar in 2 quart heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Add cream, stirring briskly until well-combined with sugar. Stir in nuts; cool. Set aside.
  2. Cream butter and remaining 1/2 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and vanilla. Add flour; mix well.
  3. Spread 2 cups dough onto bottom and 1 1/2-inches high around sides of a 10-inch springform pan. Spread nut mixture evenly over dough in pan.
  4. Roll remaining dough to 10-inch circle between wax paper. Place over nut mixture; pinch edges to seal. Brush with combined egg white and water.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 1 hour.
  6. Cool. Dust with powdered sugar, if desired.

Makes 12 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.