Recipe: Finnish Mansikkatortu (Strawberry Torte)

This sounds really good.

“Strawberry Torte”


Serves 8

5 eggs, separated
¾ C sugar
3 C crushed fresh or frozen strawberries
1 C cookie or cake crumbs
1 tsp almond extract
Sweetened whipped cream

Preheat oven to 350˚. Beat egg yolks until light, add sugar, and beat until mixture is stiff and lemon colored. Add drained strawberries, then crumbs and almond extract. Beat egg whites stiff but not dry, and fold into strawberry mixture. Pour mixture into a buttered 8×12 inch baking dish. Bake 35 minutes. Serve with whipped cream.