Walnut Torte No. 1

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The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 lb. English walnuts or almonds
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 9 eggs
  • ΒΌ cup grated chocolate
  • Β½ cup of fine cracker crumbs


Chop the nuts, reserving twenty-three halves for decorating the top. Mix the chopped nuts and chocolate. Beat yolks thoroughly with Dover beater, add sugar, and beat again. Then mix with the nuts, crumbs and chocolate, and stir well. Beat whites of eggs until stiff and add lastly, just as in sponge cake. Bake in moderate oven forty-five minutes in prepared spring form.

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