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Rhubarb Torte Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mom (Grandma Judy)
Added: Sunday, November 30, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1C. flour
2 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 C. butter
1/4 tsp. salt
3 egg yolks
1 1/4 C. sugar
1/3 C. milk
2 Tbsp. flour
grated rind of orange
2 1/2C. red rhubarb-finely cut
3 egg whites
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
6 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Blend flour, sugar, butter and salt. Pat in 8x8 in. pan. Bake at 325 for 30 min. Beat egg yolks well and add to rest of ingredients except rhubarb and meringue ingredients. Beat well. Fold rhubarb into egg mixture. Put on baked crust. Bake at 325 for 40 min. To make meringue, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until frothy and add sugar slowly, beating until stiff and glossy. Add vanilla, mix and spoon onto hot torte, sealing edges to pan to keep from shrinking. Bake 400 for 5-10 min., watching closely, until light brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This one has a wonderful buttery crust. I am always generous with the rhubarb.

 

 

 

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