Almond-Lemon Torte Recipe

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Almond-Lemon Torte
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  1. Make torte rounds: In a processor, grind almonds fine with icing sugar.
  2. Add flour and blend.
  3. Add butter and blend until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. Knead dough lightly with heel of hand so butter is evenly distributed.
  5. Form into ball and dust with flour.
  6. Wrap in plastic and chill overnight.
  7. Divide into 4 pieces and, on 2 baking sheets, press each piece into an 8 inch round.
  8. Bake rounds in the middle of a preheated 375F oven, 1 sheet at a time, for 10-12 minutes, or until golden.
  9. Let cool.
  10. Make filling: Whisk together condensed milk and yolk.
  11. Add lemon juice and zest and whisk until thickened.
  12. Stir in almonds.
  13. On a serving dish, arrange 1 torte round, spread with 1/3 of filling and repeat.
  14. Make glaze: Whisk together powdered sugar, lemon juice and 1 1/2 tblsps hot water, until mixture is shiny and smooth.
  15. Pour over torte immediately, letting excess drip down side.
  16. Arrange almonds decoratively and let stand atleast 30 minutes, until glaze sets.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 882.53 Kcal (3695 kJ)
Calories from fat 479.38 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 53.26g 82%
Cholesterol 78.17mg 26%
Sodium 586.23mg 24%
Potassium 1427.93mg 30%
Total Carbs 91.95g 31%
Sugars 52.79g 211%
Dietary Fiber 2.9g 12%
Protein 14.32g 29%
Vitamin C 4.6mg 8%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 158.7mg 16%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 455.12 Kcal (1905 kJ)
Calories from fat 247.22 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.47g 82%
Cholesterol 40.31mg 26%
Sodium 302.32mg 24%
Potassium 736.39mg 30%
Total Carbs 47.42g 31%
Sugars 27.22g 211%
Dietary Fiber 1.49g 12%
Protein 7.38g 29%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 8%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 6%
Iron 0.5mg 6%
Calcium 81.8mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 21.5
  • 25

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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