and Walnut Torte Veg CD
DP 25mins plus cooling and chilling
1x20mm/9-inch torte Cold Vegetarian
Fruit Nuts Dessert
the Walnut crust
100g/4oz Plain Flour
50g/2oz finely chopped Walnuts
1 teasp finely grated Lime Peel
400g/14oz Sweetened Condensed Milk
90ml/3fl.oz. Lime Juice
2 teasp finely grated Lime Peel
480ml/16fl.oz. Double Cream
A few drops green food colouring (optional)
1. Preheat the
oven to 180C, 350F, Gas Mark 4.
2. Place the flour
in a large mixing bowl and rub the butter into flour with your fingertips until
the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
3. Stir in
the walnuts and lime peel then press the mixture evenly into bottom of an
un-greased shallow 20mm/9-inch square or round baking tin. Bake for about
15 minutes or until golden brown and crisp. Remove the tin from the oven and
allow to cool completely.
4. Place the
condensed milk, lime juice and lime peel in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
5. In another
bowl, whisk the cream until stiff, adding the food colouring if
6. Lightly fold
the lime mixture into whipped cream until just until blended then pour
over the cooled walnut crust.
7. Cover and
refrigerate for at least 3 hours until chilled. Use within 48 hours. Serve
directly from the tin. Do not unmould.
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