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Cherry Cheese Torte Recipe
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Cherry Cheese Torte Recipe

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We always feel special when Mom brings out this delightful dessert, whether it's for a Sunday dinner or a holiday meal. You can't help but impress people when you set this lovely torte in front of them. -Lisa Radelet, Boulder, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) ladyfingers
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract, divided
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry or blueberry pie filling

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 353 calories, 22g fat (14g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 91mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (33g sugars, trace fiber), 3g protein

Directions

  1. Place a layer of ladyfingers on the bottom and around the sides of an ungreased 9-in. springform pan. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla until smooth. Beat in lemon juice and peel.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add remaining sugar and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold into cream cheese mixture. Spread half over crust.
  3. Arrange remaining ladyfingers in a spoke pattern over top. Evenly spread with the remaining cream cheese mixture. Top with pie filling. Refrigerate overnight. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Cherry Cheese Torte in Taste of Home October/November 2002, p37


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acre2099
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2015

"I have been making this for years now, since I first seen it. I have changed it up some over the years. I now make it with a graham cracker crust versus the Lady finger (Up here it is hard to find them), in a 9x13 inch pan.

Whenever I make it, there are smiles all around. No one has not fallen in love with this. Remember to double the graham cracker recipe (most are for a 9" cake pan)."

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robertahammond
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2013

"This is so refreshing after a large meal. I have made it 3 times and we all love just like it is!"

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JoanieS
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2009

"One of our favorites for Christmas!"

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aaldape
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

"A fabulous desert!"

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