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                              LINZER  TORTE #3
 
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  lb.           butter
    1 1/2  tsp.          grated lemon zest
    2                    eggs
    1 1/4  c.            flour
      1/4  tsp.          ground cloves
      1/4  tsp.          salt
    1 1/2  c.            blanched almonds -- finely ground
      2/3  c.            raspberry preserves
                         Confectioners sugar -- (for dusting the
                          top)
 
   Preheat oven to 250 degrees.  Cream butter and sugar together.
  Combine zest and eggs and mix well.  Sift flour, spices and salt
  together.  Add almonds and combine with flour and butter mixtures;
  blend thoroughly.  Spread half of the mixture evenly in the bottom
  of a torte pan. Spread preserves to within 1/2 cm. of the sides. 
  Transfer remaining dough to a pastry bag and form a ring around the
  edge.  Squeeze out a lattice court on top.  Set on middle rack of
  oven and bake for 50 minutes or until the lattice is evenly browned
  and preserves are bubbling.  Sprinkle top lightly with confectioners
  sugar.  Serve warm or cold.
 
 
 
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