cranberry torte -- the perfect holiday dessert recipe
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Cranberry Almond Torte

Cake with fresh cranberries, almonds, and orange zest/juice.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 255kcal
Author mywifecancook

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups cranberries
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 2 tbsp orange juice fresh squeezed
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon sugar
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Cream butter and sugar (not cinnamon sugar, just the 1 cup white sugar).
  • Mix in eggs and vanilla.
  • Stir in baking powder, flour, almond flour,  and salt.
  • Mix in orange zest.
  • Spread batter into greased 8 inch springform pan.
  • Pour cranberries over top and lightly press into batter.
  • Drizzle top with fresh squeezed orange juice and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and almond slices.
  • Bake for 55-60 minutes.  Springform pan may leak, so you may want to line the outside with foil or place on a cookie sheet or pan.  Center should be firm and not jiggly and a inserted toothpick should come out clean.

Nutrition

Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 263mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 410IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 0.9mg