Blitz Torte – Cathy Rowten

BLITZ TORTE – Cathy Rowten

  • 1/2 C Shortening
  • Sugar
  • 1/8 Tsp. salt
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 C sifted cake flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 C sliced almonds
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • Cream filling

Cream shortening; beat in 1/2 cup sugar and salt. Add lightly beaten egg yolks, vanilla and milk. Sift flour with baking powder; add to milk mixture.

Spread mixture in 2 greased pound cake pans.  

Beat egg whites until light;  add 3/4 cup sugar gradually. 

Spread on cake batter in both pans. Sprinkle with almonds, 1 tablespoon sugar and cinnamon. 

Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.  Let cool.

Spread cream filling between layers.  Yield: 12 servings.


About Judy Nevius

Married 50 years this August 2021. Love traveling and spending time with our 4 children, their spouses and our 9 grandchildren.
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