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                               LINZER  TORTE
 
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      c.            butter
    1      c.            flour -- (scant)
    2      c.            almonds -- chopped
      1/2  c.            sugar
      1/8  tsp.          powdered cloves
      1/8  tsp.          cinnamon
    2                    egg yolks
      1/2  c.            currant -- or cherry jam
    1                    egg white -- slightly beaten
    1      tbsp.         confectioners' sugar
 
   1.  Work butter, flour, almonds, sugar, spices and egg yolks into
  a dough.  Refrigerate for 1/2 hour.  2.  Preheat oven to 325
  degrees.  Butter a 9 inch round cake pan.  Roll out half the dough
  to a 1/2 inch thickness.  Line bottom and sides of cake pan with
  dough and spread jam on top.  3.  Roll out remaining dough, cut into
  strips and place on top of torte to form a lattice.  Brush with egg
  white and bake for an hour.  Remove from oven and sprinkle with
  confectioners' sugar.  Serves 8-12. 
 
 
 
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