Strawberry Delight Torte
This tort is extremely festive looking and yet so easy to make. It can also be prepared ahead of time.
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + freezing
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup cold butter
- 2/3 cup finely chopped pecans
- 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 package (16 ounces) frozen sliced sweetened strawberries, thawed
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
- Fresh strawberries and mint sprigs, optional
- In a large bowl, combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Press onto the bottom of an ungreased 9-in. springform pan. Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool to room temperature.
- In a large bowl, combine marshmallow creme and lemon juice. Stir in strawberries. Fold in whipped cream. Pour over the crust. Cover and freeze overnight or until firm.
- Remove from the freezer 20 minutes before serving. Garnish with strawberries and mint if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 267 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Strawberry Delight Torte in Country Extra May 2004