Monday, December 29, 2008

Strawberry Meringue Torte

A yummy two layer torte with Strawberry jelly between the layers and a meringue frosting.

Yellow, white or lemon flavored cake mix - 1 package (about 1lb. 3oz.)
Strawberry jelly - about 3/4 cup
Egg Whites - 4
Salt - 1/8 Tsp
Brown Sugar - 3/4 cup

Procedure :
1) Make a two-layer cake from cake mix as directed. Bake and cool.
2) Spread the strawberry jelly on one layer and carefully place the second layer on top. set aside
3) Beat egg whites with salt until foamy.
4) Gradually add brown sugar; beat until stiff.
5) Frost sides and top of the cake with this meringue.
6) Bake in a hot oven (400 degrees) for 5 minutes or until lightly browned.

Alteration to this recipe can be made using Orange marmalade or Pineapple jelly instead of strawberry jelly for filling in between the layers.

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