How to make it

  • Torte

  • Combine nuts, sugar cinnamon, set aside 1/2c of this.
  • combine warm water, yeast set aside
  • combine flour and butter same as you would a pie crust
  • add slightly beaten egg yolks, milk and yeast to flour/butter mix, blend until smooth and pulling away from bowl.
  • place dough on a lightly floured board knead gently and then divide into 3 parts.
  • roll out 1 part and cover bottom of a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  • layer nut mixture onto dough.
  • roll out 2nd part and place overtop nut mixture in pan.
  • cover 2nd layer with 1 jar apricot
  • roll out 3rd layer and place overtop previous layer
  • cover 3rd layer with 2nd jar apricot
  • prick entire pan with fork
  • bake at 350 fro 30 minutes
  • let cool, then ice and sprinkle remaining nut mixture overtop
  • Icing

  • beat egg white to med peaks
  • cream together crisco butter sugar, until sugar crystals dissolve completely
  • combine egg white with sugar mixture and mix well
  • combine hot milk and vanilla extract
  • slowly mix milk into icing a little at a time.

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  • lovebreezy 2 years ago
    I love old family recipes and this one sounds delish. Thanks for sharing.
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