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Schaum Strawberry Torte

 Schaum Strawberry Torte
This recipe was handed down from my German grandma. She took great pride in serving this delicate dessert. Whenever I make it, I'm filled with warm memories of childhood. -Diane Krisman, Hales Corners, Wisconsin
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling


  • 8 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1-1/2 cups whipped cream


  • Place egg whites in a large bowl and let stand at room temperature
  • for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 300°. Add vinegar, vanilla and salt to egg
  • whites; beat on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat
  • in sugar, about 2 tablespoons at a time, on high until stiff glossy
  • peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
  • Spread into a greased 10-in. springform pan. Bake 50-60 minutes or
  • until lightly browned. Remove to a wire rack to cool (meringue will
  • fall).
  • Serve with strawberries and whipped cream. Store leftovers in the
  • refrigerator. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 206 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 92 mg sodium,

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Schaum Strawberry Torte (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 37 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.