Blitz Torte

         Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Cakes

1 c Sifted cake flour 1 ts Baking powder 1/8 ts Salt 1/2 c Shortening 1 1/4 c Sugar 4 Eggs, separated 1 ts Vanilla 3 tb Milk 1/2 c Sliced blanched almonds 1 tb Sugar 1/2 ts Cinnamon Sift flour, baking powder and salt together. Cream shortening with 1/2 cup sugar until fluffy. Add well beaten egg yolks, vanilla, milk and sifted dry ingredients. Spread mixture in 2 greased pans. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry, add remaining sugar gradually and beat until eggs hold a sharp peak. Spread over unbaked mixture in both pans. Sprinkle with almonds, 1 tablespoon sugar and cinnamon and bake in a 350 degree oven for about 30 minutes. Cool and spread Custard Filling between layers. Makes 2 (9 inch) layers. Randy Rigg The Pinnacle Club BBS 812-963-9139