Walnut Graham Torte Recipe
Walnut Graham Torte Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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This torte is great to take to someone's house for dinner - I rarely have any to bring back home. It reminds me of desserts my grandma used to make.
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 cups diced peeled apples
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

Directions

In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add eggs; mix well. Combine graham cracker crumbs, flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk and mix well. Fold in apples and 3/4 cup walnuts.
Spread into three greased 8-in. round baking pans. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
Beat cream and confectioners' sugar until stiff peaks form; spread between layers and on top of torte. Sprinkle with remaining walnuts. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Walnut Graham Torte in Country Extra September 1994, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 590 calories, 43g fat (21g saturated fat), 165mg cholesterol, 431mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.

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  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 cups diced peeled apples
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add eggs; mix well. Combine graham cracker crumbs, flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk and mix well. Fold in apples and 3/4 cup walnuts.
  2. Spread into three greased 8-in. round baking pans. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. Beat cream and confectioners' sugar until stiff peaks form; spread between layers and on top of torte. Sprinkle with remaining walnuts. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Walnut Graham Torte in Country Extra September 1994, p49

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