California Nut Torte

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Description[edit]

I obtained this recipe from an estate sale when I purchased the family collection from the Monsey Estate in Crandall, Texas in 1991. From "Catsrecipes Y-Group"[1]

Ingredients[edit]

Procedures[edit]

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix the hazelnuts, almonds, flour, sugar and butter with a paddle in a mixer until just combined but slightly crumbly.
  3. Press dough into a round cake pan going about one third up the side of the pan.
  4. Place the brown sugar, eggs, egg yolk and baking powder in a mixer with paddle and blend.
  5. Mix in remaining ingredients and pour into prepared crust.
  6. Bake 50 minutes then allow to cool and set in the pan for 15 minutes before inverting onto serving platter.
  7. Dust with confectioners' sugar and serve with whipped cream.

References[edit]

  1. "Catsrecipes Y-Group" http://Groups.Yahoo.Com/Group/Catsrecipes/ Catsrecipes Y-Group