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Forgotten Torte (P, KLP)
Source: Unknown
Yield: 1 torte base

5 egg whites
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
1-1/2 cup sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla

Beat egg whites until frothy. Sprinkle salt and cream of tartar over top and beat until stiff. Gradually beat in sugar, 2 tbsp. at a time. Add flavoring and continue beating until stiff and peaked.

Pour into well-buttered pan. Place cake in oven which has been preheated to 450°F. Turn off heat at once. Bake cake overnight in stored-up heat. Remove from oven just before serving. Cover with fresh fruit or frozen strawberries or peaches and whipped cream.

Posted by Ileana Argerich

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A