Cream Torte with Strawberries and Almonds

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Cream Torte with Strawberries and Almonds
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Difficulty:
moderate
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Preparation:
1 hr 45 min.
Preparation
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Ingredients

for
1
For the cake
4 eggs
120 grams sugar
2 teaspoons Lemon peel
3 tablespoons lemon juice
4 tablespoons Pastry flour
4 tablespoons cornstarch
4 tablespoons almonds
1 teaspoon Baking powder
For the filling
6 sheets clear gelatin
300 milliliters milk
400 grams Whipped cream
2 packets Vanilla sugar
100 grams sugar
300 grams Yogurt (0.1% fat)
500 grams Strawberries
For decorating
200 grams Whipped cream
100 grams slivered almonds
2 tablespoons Pistachio
250 grams Strawberries
2 sheets red gelatin
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
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Preparation steps

1.

For the cake, separate eggs and beat yolks with 3 tablespoons water, lemon zest and 60 grams (approximately 1/3 cup) sugar until fluffy. Beat egg whites with remaining sugar until stiff.

2.

Mix flour, corstarch, almonds and baking powder and fold gently into egg yolk mixture with egg white mixture and lemon juice. Line a springform pan 24 cm diameter (approximately 8 inches diameter) with parchment paper. Spread batter in prepared pan and bake cake in oven preheated to 180°C (approximately 350°F) for 25-30 minutes. Remove cake from oven and let cool slightly. Remove cake from pan and let cool for at least 2 hours.

3.

For the filling, soak clear gelatin in plenty of cold water. Mix milk, vanilla sugar and 100 grams (approximately 1/2 cup) cream in a saucepan and heat to a boil. Remove filling mixture from heat and let cool briefly. Squeese gelatin well, stir into filling mixture until dissolved and refrigerate until partially set. Beat remaining cream until stiff and fold into filling mixture with the yogurt.

4.

Cut cake horizontally into two layers.

5.

Rinse, hull and quarter strawberries and fold into filling. Set a cake ring around the bottom cake layer. Spread filling over bottom cake layer and top with top cake layer. Refrigerate torte for at least 3 hours.

6.

For decorating, remove cake ring from torte. Soak red gelatine. Lightly toast sliced almonds in a dry frying pan. Beat cream until stiff and spread over torte. Sprinkle edge of torte with almonds and sprinkle top rim with ground pistachios. Rinse and hull strawberries, pat dry and cut into slices. Arrange strawberry slices in a heart shape on top of torte. Mix dripping-wet red gelatin, lemon juice, powdered sugar and 4 tablespoons water in a small saucepan and stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved. Pour gelatin mixture over strawberries on torte and let set before serving.