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June's Cherry Torte Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janis Richardson
Added: Sunday, October 19, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Torte:
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
dash of salt
1 can drained sour cherries (save juice)
1 egg, well beaten
1 teaspoon melted butter

Sauce:
Juice from cherries
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
pinch salt
1 tablespoon butter
A few drops of almond extract
Dash of red food coloring

Directions:
Directions:
Torte:
Combine drained cherries, egg and melted butter. Add dry ingredients. Bake at 350 in greased and floured 8x8 pan.

Sauce:
Bring sugar, cornstarch, salt, cherry juice and butter to a boil. Add almond extract and food coloring.

Cut torte into squares. Pour sauce over torte and top with whipped cream.

 

 

 

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