Fancy Fuss-Free Torte Recipe
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Fancy Fuss-Free Torte Recipe

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Thanks to frozen pound cake and a can of pie filling, this torte's easy to make. If layers slide, keep them in place with toothpicks around the edges as you build. Just remove before serving. —Joan Causey, Greenwood, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 1 loaf (10-3/4 ounces) frozen pound cake, thawed
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling or flavor of your choice
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 287 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 122mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. Using a long serrated knife, cut cake horizontally into three layers. Place bottom cake layer on a serving plate; top with half of the pie filling. Repeat layers. Top with remaining cake layer. Frost top and sides of cake with whipped topping. Sprinkle with pecans. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Fancy Fuss-Free Torte in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p53

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mazda323arash User ID: 8268029 221463
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2015

"So goooood"

angmclanc User ID: 3282588 221286
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2015

"quick, easy and delicious. It's especially good with blueberry filling :)"

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