How to make it

  • For the cake

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat egg whites. to soft peaks. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating to stiff peak stage.
  • In another bowl, sift together flour and baking powder.
  • In a third bowl, beat egg yolks till thick and lemon colored. Gradually add 3/4 cup sugar.
  • Add flour mixture to egg yolks, alternately with water, beating well after each addition.
  • Mix in vanilla.
  • Fold in egg whites.
  • Line three 9-inch layer tins with wax paper.
  • Pour batter into prepared tins.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • For the frosting

  • While the cake is cooking, Combine milk, cornstarch, sugar, egg and vanilla in a medium saucepan. Cook over low heat until thick.
  • Remove from heat and cover with plastic wrap (directly on surface of custard) to prevent skin from forming. Cool completely (to room temperature).
  • When custard has cooled, cram butter and add powdered sugar a little at a time. Add custard to butter mixture.
  • To assemble

  • Cut layers in half to make 6 thin layers. Frost and fill cake with custard frosting.

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  • 22566 6 years ago
    Curses? Curses??
    Did I hear curses?
    Oh...No! No!! No!!!
    Not on an Easter Sunday :o)
    Aren't you glad that your torte turned out tremendously :o)
    Your first recipe does read as a delightful one...
    It was your written 'About Me' that made me smile.
    Kind Regards
    P.S. If you are not a teetotaler...may I suggest a Alois Kracker Eiswein for your dessert.
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