Sunday, May 8, 2011

Swedish Torte

4 egg yolks (save whites for meringue)
1/2 cup granulated sugar
5 Tbs milk
6 Tbs. melted butter
1 cup white flour
1 tsp. baking powder
5 tsp vanilla sugar
or 1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup sugar for meringue mixture
1 pt. whipping cream, Whipped and sweetened to taste
2 pts. fresh or frozen raspberries or fruit of choice

Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
Beat egg yolks and 1/2 cup sugar.
Add melted butter and milk.
Blend dry ingredients
together and add to liquids. Blend.
Put batter into prepared baking sheet.
Beat egg whites while gradually adding sugar.
Beat until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue on top of cake batter. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes or until light brown in color.
Remove from oven and cool about 10 minutes. Remove from pan, peeling away parchment paper. Cut in half and place on seving platter.
Fill with sweetened whipped cream and berries.
Please note - the meringue will crack when you cut it and fill the cake. This is how it's supposed to look so don't worry!


  1. This one is mine! Yum! I got it from my friend, Brigitta J. in northern Sweden. She called it "Party Torta"!

  2. It totally is...we love it 100000000x over!