*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           RASPBERRY-ALMOND TORTE
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Fruits
                 Pies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      package       Yellow cake mix
    1      package       Instant vanilla pudding
    4                    Eggs
      3/4  cup           Water
      1/4  cup           Oil
      1/2  teaspoon      Almond extract
      1/2  cup           Chopped toasted almonds
    2      cups          Red raspberry preserves
    1      cup           Sliced almonds
                         Confectioners sugar
 
 Combine first six ingredients in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed for 4
minutes. Stir in chopped almonds. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9 inch cake
pans. Bake at 350~F for 30-35 min until cake is done.DO NOT UNDERBAKE. Cool in
pans 15 min. Remove from pans and cool on rack. Split each layer horizontally,
making 4 layers. For each torte, spread 2/3 cup preserves on l layer, sprinkle
with 1/2 cup of the almonds. Add second layer. Spread with 1/3 cup of the
preserves and sprinkle generously with confectioners sugar and additional
almonds. Makes 2 tortes. If you only want 1 torte, one layer can be frozen and
used later; just use half the preserves and almonds for 1 torte.
 
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