Walnut Torte B-G-H Recipe

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Walnut Torte B-G-H
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  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups whipping cream


  1. Oven 350ºF.
  2. Grease and flour two 8x1-1/2-inch or 9x1-1/2-inch round cake pans; set aside.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl beat together the 1/2 cup sugar and shortening with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy.
  5. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating 1 minute after each addition.
  6. Add vanilla.
  7. Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  8. Alternately add flour mixture and milk to egg mixture, beating on low speed after each addition until combined. Spread evenly into prepared pans; set aside.
  10. In a large mixing bowl beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form (tips curl).
  11. Gradually add the 1 cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form (tips stand straight).
  12. By hand, fold in walnuts.
  13. Spread meringue evenly over batter in pans. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  14. Cool 10 minutes.
  15. Carefully loosen cakes from pans; invert pans to remove cakes.
  16. Cool cakes completely, meringue side up, on wire racks.
  18. In medium mixing bowl combine the 3/4 cup sugar and cocoa powder.
  19. Gradually stir in whipping cream.
  20. Beat just until soft peaks form.
  21. ASSEMBLY:.
  22. Place a cake layer on a serving plate. Spread half of the chocolate whip over layer.
  23. Top with second cake layer; spread top with remaining chocolate whip.
  24. Cover loosely.
  25. Chill 30 minutes or up to 6 hours.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 328.4 Kcal (1375 kJ)
Calories from fat 177.33 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.7g 30%
Cholesterol 71.34mg 24%
Sodium 61.65mg 3%
Potassium 199.44mg 4%
Total Carbs 33.85g 11%
Sugars 22.65g 91%
Dietary Fiber 1.65g 7%
Protein 7.01g 14%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 55.2mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 329.4 Kcal (1379 kJ)
Calories from fat 177.86 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.76g 30%
Cholesterol 71.56mg 24%
Sodium 61.84mg 3%
Potassium 200.04mg 4%
Total Carbs 33.95g 11%
Sugars 22.71g 91%
Dietary Fiber 1.65g 7%
Protein 7.03g 14%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 55.4mg 6%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.9
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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