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Fluffy Pineapple Torte Recipe

Fluffy Pineapple Torte Recipe

This fluffy dessert is so good after a hearty meal because even a big slice is as light as a feather. The cream cheese-pineapple combination makes it irresistible. -Gina Squires, Salem, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, divided

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the crumbs, butter and sugar; press into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 325° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned; cool. Pour evaporated milk into a large bowl. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, dissolve gelatin in water; chill until syrupy, about 30 minutes.
  • 3. Remove milk from refrigerator and beat until stiff peaks form. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in gelatin mixture. Stir in pineapple and 3/4 cup walnuts. Fold in milk. Pour over crust.
  • 4. Chill for at least 3 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with remaining walnuts before filling is completely set. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 324 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 205 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Reviews for Fluffy Pineapple Torte

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2014

"I recall preparing this recipe when it was first featured in Taste of Home! Here is what I had done with this recipe: 1-1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup cinnamon-sugar and 1/4 cup melted butter or margarine. FILLING: 12 oz. can evaporated milk, 1 package (3-oz.) lemon OR cherry gelatin, 1 cup boiling water, 1 package (8-oz.) cream cheese, softened, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained, 1 cup chopped pecans OR walnuts! I'd prepared the gelatin and chilled about 1 hour. The evaporated milk was chilled in my metal Kitchen Aid mixing bowl. Since I used a wire whisk attachment, the best thing for me is to pour the milk into the bowl along with the wire whisk and chill the 2 hours! I'd made this for a baby shower after seeing this recipe! I'd also shared this recipe with a cousin & with various friends! I think it's great! Thank you for sharing this recipe with Taste of Home! delowenstein"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2014

"I made this for an office picnic, and everyone who tried it loved it. I had several requests for the recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2009

"I made this when I first saw it in the magazine. Everyone loved it. I will keep making it just like it is listed."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2009

"Very addicting and delicious."

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