Praline Applenut Torte

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“Easy and elegant torte to serve with your after dinner coffee at your next dinner party.”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter and sugar together until fluffy.
  2. Mix in eggs and vanilla.
  3. Combine flour and spices; stir into creamed ingredients.
  4. Add pecans and mix well.
  5. Measure our 2/3 cup batter and set aside.
  6. Spread remaining batter in bottom of a lightly greased 9 or 10 inch springfoam pan.
  7. Arrange apple slices in a circle, overlapping slices, about 1/4 inch in from the edge of the pan.
  8. Form another similar circle of apples in the center.
  9. Heat and stir the apple jelly until melted and smooth.
  10. Brush over apples.
  11. Carefully place teaspoonfuls of the reserved batter around the outside edge of the pan and spread with the back of a spoon to form a 1/2 inch border over the tips of the apple slices in the first circle of apples.
  12. Arrange pecan halves over the border around the torte.
  13. Bake in a preheated 350 dgree oven for 55 minutes.
  14. At the end of the torte's baking time, melt butter for topping in a small pan.
  15. Stir in brown sugar and milk.
  16. Bring to boil, stirring frequently.
  17. Remove from heat and stir in pecans.
  18. Spread topping over torte and bake 5 minutes more or until topping bubbles.
  19. Cool in pan for 15 minutes.
  20. Remove sides of pan.
  21. Let stand 45 minutes before serving.

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