Almond Torte with Pears and Whipped Cream
Almond Torte with Pears and Whipped Cream
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    This flourless cake is incredibly light and moist.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 cups whole natural almonds (about 6 ounces), toasted
    • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
    • 4 large eggs, separated
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest (from 1 lemon)
    • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 5 wide strips lemon zest (from 1 lemon)
    • 4 firm, ripe Anjou or Bartlett pears, peeled, cored, and quartered
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1/4 cup sour cream

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 397 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 37.8%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 49.82%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 39 mg 12.97%
    • Sodium: 211 mg 8.8%
    • Calcium: 299 mg 29.93%
    • Potassium: 98 mg 2.81%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 23.89%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 38 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.72%
    • Sugar: 26 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 22.33%
    • Vitamin C 13.88%
    • Vitamin D 14.1%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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