Sybil’s Pecan Torte with Coffee Cream

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

Rose's Heavenly Cakes

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2009

  • About

Sybil Zashin, Elliott’s and my honorary cousin, offered this terrific traditional Passover dessert, a delicious combination of pecans and coffee. The cake is spongy and exceptionally moist and dense, with an unusually high proportion of pecans. Light toasting really brings out their unique flavor. Nielsen-Massey (see Ingredients Sources) makes a pure coffee extract that is the essence of coffee flavor.