Linzer Torte Recipe

Linzer Torte

How to make Linzer Torte

  • Step 1

    To prepare this yummy dessert recipe, preheat the oven at 350 degree F (177 degree C) and position rack in the centre of the oven.

  • Step 2

    Place the almonds on a baking sheet and bake for about 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned and fragrant. Then place the hazelnuts on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes or until fragrant and the outer skins begin to flake and crack.

  • Step 3

    Remove from oven and place on wire rack to cool. Once the almonds and hazelnuts have cooled, place in a food processor and process, along with 1/2 cup (65 grams) of flour, until finely ground.

  • Step 4

    Add the remaining flour, brown sugar, orange zest, ground cinnamon, salt, and baking powder and process until evenly combined.

  • Step 5

    Add the butter until the mixture looks like fine crumbs. Add the 2 egg yolks and vanilla extract.

  • Step 6

    Put this mix in a piping bag and pipe this mixture in the moulds. Fill with mix fruit jam and on top and pipe the remaining mix in lace pattern on top of the jam. Bake at 180 degree C for 25-30 minutes. Once it is baked, let it cool down and then glaze it with a little butter for shine.

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