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 between 2 sheets of waxed paper like you would pie dough, when to size remove one sheet then place it back and flip and remove second sheet then replace, fold over rolling pin with both sheets and then remove outer sheet then 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 3 years ago
    I love old family recipes and this one sounds delish. Thanks for sharing.
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