Recipe of the Day: Brittle Torte

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Brittle Torte

Brittle Torte

Ingredients
8 eggs, separated
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cream of tartar

TOPPING:
1-1/2 cups sugar
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup water
1/4 teaspoon instant coffee granules
1 teaspoon baking soda

WHIPPED CREAM:
2 cups heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions
Let eggs stand at room temperature 30 minutes.

Place oven rack in lowest position. Preheat oven to 325°. Combine flour, sugar and salt. Whisk egg yolks, water, lemon juice and vanilla; add to flour mixture. Beat until blended.

Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form; fold into batter. Spoon into an ungreased 10-in. tube pan. Cut through batter with a knife to remove air pockets. Bake 50-60 minutes or until top springs back when touched. Immediately invert pan…

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