BAVARIAN APPLE TORTE

 

  • Cooking Time: 40
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 20

Ingredients

  • ½ cup margarine, at room temperature
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp vanilla or almond flavoring
  • 1 cup flour
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp vanilla or almond flavoring
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 4 cups apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup walnuts or almonds, chopped

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450° F.
  • Cream margarine, sugar and vanilla.
  • Blend in flour by hand.
  • Spread dough onto bottom and sides of torte pan or springform pan.
  • Combine softened cream cheese and sugar.
  • Mix well.
  • Add egg and vanilla.
  • Mix well with hand mixer.
  • Pour into pastry lined pan.
  • Combine sugar and cinnamon.
  • Toss apples in sugar and cinnamon.
  • Arrange apple slices around top of cream cheese.
  • Sprinkle with nuts.
  • Bake in 450° F oven for 10 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 400° F.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Cool at room temperature. Chill for 3 hours.
  • *Drizzle caramel sauce over torte and serve.

Notes

*Caramel sauce is optional.

Author Credit: Larraine Santa

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