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Chocolate Raspberry Linzer Torte

NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE®
Chocolate Raspberry Linzer Torte
Level
Intermediate
Prep 
1 hr 30 min
Cook 
45 min
Servings
8 servings
  • Chocolate and raspberry combine for an elegant and festive 1st Prize winning dessert created by Jeanne Barnes of Milwaukee, WI. A rich almond crust is the perfect complement to the chocolate-raspberry filling and will be a tasty treat on your dessert buffet for any special occasion.
Key Ingredients
A yellow bag of semi-sweet morsels with a red label beside a gooey chocolate chip cookie and chocolate morsels.
Morsels and Baking Ingredients
NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
12 oz.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 10 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 2/3 cup sifted powdered sugar, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels

Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Step 2

Combine almonds, cinnamon and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, 2/3 cup sifted powdered sugar and egg yolk in medium mixer bowl. Gradually add flour alternating with almond mixture. Form one third of dough into a ball. Press ball of dough between sheets of wax paper on metal baking sheet to 9-inch circle. Place in freezer. Press remaining dough on bottom and up sides of ungreased 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Refrigerate approximately 30 minutes.

Step 3

Stir jam and lemon juice together in small bowl. Melt morsels in uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals stirring just until morsels are melted. Swirl chocolate into jam mixture. Spread over dough.

Step 4

Remove dough circle from freezer. Cut into ten 3/4-inch wide strips. Use a knife to carefully place every other strip on top of raspberry mixture. Repeat with remaining dough strips, placing them crosswise to form a lattice appearance on top. Use a fork to press the ends of the strips into edge of crust.

Step 5

Bake for 45 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle with remaining powdered sugar. Refrigerate for at least 3 1/2 hours or until well chilled. Remove side of tart pan and place on serving platter before serving.

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