Blueberry Torte

Torte, pronounced Tor-Tay, is a German word for cake, and is also very similar to the French word for tart which is Tarte - pronounced Tar-Tay.

Although tortes are technically defined as a small cake they are more common as a gourmet dessert where a European sounding name appeals to those who eat with their pinkies in the air.

Tortes like cake are sweet concoctions, made from various ingredients, baked and then decorated. Tortes come in all shapes and sizes, and are decorated in a menagerie of designer attire and toppings such as fruits, frostings, and nuts.

3 Eggs, separated
1 tbsp Sugar
1/3 cup Ground almonds
2 1/2 cup Fresh blueberries


1/2 cup Whipping cream
2 pkg Sugar substitute
2 tsp Cornstarch
1/2 cup Vanilla yogurt

Beat egg yolks and sugar until light.

Add almonds.

Beat egg whites until stiff.

Fold egg whites into egg yolk mixture.

Line a 13 x 9 inch baking pan with waxed paper.

Pour batter into the pan.

Bake in a 325 F oven for 12 to 15 minutes.

Remove from the pan and cool - Cut into small squares.