Saturday, May 16, 2009

Bavarian Apple Torte

This is a pretty torte with a great flavor combination. I use low-fat cream cheese and it works just fine.
Bavarian Apple Torte

Base:
1/2 c. butter
1/3 c. sugar
1/4 t. vanilla
1 c. flour
1/4 c. raspberry jam

Filling:
8 oz. cream cheese
1/4 c. sugar
1 egg
1/2 t. vanilla

Topping:
1/3 c. sugar
1/2 t. cinnamon
4 c. apples, peeled, cored & sliced
1/2 c. sliced almonds

Preheat oven to 450ยบ. Cream butter, sugar and vanilla. Blend in flour. Press into 9" springform pan and spread with jam.

Combine cream cheese and sugar. Add egg and vanilla. Mix well. Pour over jam.

Toss apples with sugar and cinnamon and spoon over cheese. Sprinkle almonds on top. Bake for 10 minutes; then 400 for 25 minutes. Cool.

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