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Cream Meringue Torte

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1/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
4 eggs, separated
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup sifted cake flour
2 tsp single acting baking powder or 1 tsp double acting
5 tbs cream
Shredded almonds
Whipped cream


Beat butter until soft. Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar, beating until light and creamy. Beat in egg yolks one at a time. Add 1/2 tsp vanilla. Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with cream; beat until smooth. Spread in two greased 9-inch layer pans. Beat egg whites until stiff with a pinch of salt and the remaining cup of sugar and 1 tsp vanilla. Spread over batter. Stud one meringue layer with shredded almonds. Bake at 350ºF for 40 minutes. Cool in pans.

To serve, place plain layer meringue-side down on plate. Spread with whipped cream, reserving a little to decorate top. Place almond studded layer, meringue-side up, over it. Put reserved whipped cream in center of top.

Serves approx 10 -12