Annapolis Valley Torte



Prep Time
30 Minutes
Cook Time
40 Minutes
Total Time
70 Minutes
Yield:
1 cake. Serves 4 to 6 people
Chef:
Renée Lavallée
Source:
The Canteen

Ingredients: 

Base
½ cup Salted Butter
1 cup White Sugar
¼ tsp Vanilla
1 cup All Purpose Flour
½ cup Haskap Berry Jam
Filling
1 package (250g) Cream Cheese, softened
½ cup White Sugar
2 Lemons, zest
1 Large Egg
Topping
4 cups Cortland Apples, peeled & sliced
⅓ cup White Sugar
½ tsp Ground Cinnamon
½ cup Walnuts, chopped

Method: 

Base

Cream the butter, sugar and vanilla together. Add the flour and mix until it resembles coarse crumbs. Press into a 9-inch (22cm) springform pan. Spread jam on the bottom and set aside. Pre-heat oven to 400°F (200°C).

Filling

Mix ingredients together and spread evenly over the base.

Topping

Toss the peeled apples with the sugar and cinnamon and arrange gently on top of the filling. Sprinkle with the chopped walnuts.

Bake at 400°F (200°C) for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F (180°C) and continue to bake for 30 minutes or until apples are tender. Cool & serve.



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