Banana/Berry Torte

Preparation info
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Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Make and freeze meringue to simplify completing dessert on party day


Meringue shell

  • 5 egg whites (room temperature)
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp.


  • To make meringue shell, beat egg whites, salt, cream of tartar and vanilla until frothy. Gradually add sugar, beating until stiff peaks form (about 10 minutes).
  • Cover a baking sheet with heavy brown paper. Draw a heart shape, 12" high on the paper. Spread meringue to edges of heart shape; build up sides 2" to make a shell.
  • Bake in very slow oven (250°)