Shmoo Torte – a gooey torte with a mysterious past (Winnipeg)

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies

If you need to describe this torte you will say:

Gooey, rich, rich and reach again.

But, somehow this torte is still the biggest secret in this Universe and a lots of people never heard of it.(shame on you…)

So, let’s say it again: Shmoo Torte!

Of course to discover the secret of this amazing torte we need to go deep, very deep.

To the soul of this torte or to the ingredients.

Let’s list them.NOW!

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-ingredients
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-ingredients

INGREDIENTS

6 egg whites + 1/2 cup sugar

6 egg yolks + 1/2 cup sugar

1/4 tsp cream of tartar

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 cup AP flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 cup chopped pecans

Filling

2 1/2 cups whipping cream

3 TBSP icing sugar

Sauce

1 cup whipping cream

1/4 cup butter

1 cup brown sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 325 F.

Line 9 inch cake pan with parchment paper.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Line the pan
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Line the pan

In bowl number 1 beat egg whites until almost stiff.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Bowl #1
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Bowl #1

Add 1/4 tsp of cream of tartar and very gradually add 1/2 cup of sugar.

Mix well.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Mix well
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Mix well

In a bowl number 2 beat 3 egg yolks until light. Add 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Bowl #2
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Bowl #2

Mix all ingredients well. (for about 3 minutes).

Now fold egg whites into yolk mixture.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Add bowl #1 to #2
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Add bowl #1 to #2

Sift 1/4 cup flour and 1 tsp baking powder.

Use a spatula to mix flour into eggs mixture.

Be sure that no streaks of flour remain.

Now sift another 1/4 cup of flour.

Mix again using a spatula.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Your mixture ready for baking
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Your mixture ready for baking

Fold in 1 cup chopped pecans.

Pour batter into prepared pan.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Your mixture ready for baking.Bake at 325F
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Your mixture ready for baking.Bake at 325F

Bake for about 45 min or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Remove from oven and cool it.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Baked at 325F
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Baked at 325F
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Baked at 325F
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Baked at 325F

Slice cake into 2 equal layers.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Slice into 2 layers
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Slice into 2 layers

For the filling whip the cream with icing sugar.

Place bottom cake layer and add half of the whip cream filling.

Top with remaining layer.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Add second layer
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Add second layer

Use remaining whipped cream to cover the top and side of cake.

Decorate with pecans and caramel sauce.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Decorate
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Decorate

Chill for at last 6 hours or overnight.

Now, let’s make a sauce.

CARAMEL SAUCE

1 cup whip cream

1/4 cup butter

1 cup brown sugar.

Bring 1/2 cup of whip cream and 1/4 cup of butter to boil.

Add 1 cup brown sugar and 1/2 cup whip cream.

Return to boil.

Reduce heat and boil for about 5 minutes.

Remove from heat and cool.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Enjoy
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Enjoy

To print the recipe please check the box below.

Shmoo Torte - a gooey torte with a mysterious past
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This Shmoo torte is so delicious! It is 5 star recipe from 5starcookies.com It is so simple to make.
Ingredients
  • 6 egg whites + ½ cup sugar
  • 6 egg yolks + ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup AP flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • Filling
  • 2½ cups whipping cream
  • 3 TBSP icing sugar
  • -------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • Sauce
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. Line 9 inch cake pan with parchment paper.
  3. In bowl number 1 beat egg whites until almost stiff.
  4. Add ¼ tsp of cream of tartar and very gradually add ½ cup of sugar.
  5. Mix well.
  6. In a bowl number 2 beat 3 egg yolks until light. Add ½ cup sugar and vanilla.
  7. Mix all ingredients well. (for about 3 minutes).
  8. Now fold egg whites into yolk mixture.
  9. Sift ¼ cup flour and 1 tsp baking powder.
  10. Use a spatula to mix flour into eggs mixture.
  11. Be sure that no streaks of flour remain.
  12. Now sift another ¼ cup of flour.
  13. Mix again using a spatula.
  14. Fold in 1 cup chopped pecans.
  15. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  16. Bake for about 45 min or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  17. Remove from oven and cool it.
  18. Slice cake into 2 equal layers.
  19. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  20. For the filling whip the cream with icing sugar.
  21. Place bottom cake layer and add half of the whip cream filling.
  22. Top with remaining layer.
  23. Use remaining whipped cream to cover the top and side of cake.
  24. Decorate with pecans and caramel sauce.
  25. Chill for at last 6 hours or overnight.
  26. Now, let's make a sauce.
  27. ----------------------------------------------------------------------
  28. CARAMEL SAUCE
  29. cup whip cream
  30. /4 cup butter
  31. cup brown sugar.
  32. Bring ½ cup of whip cream and ¼ cup of butter to boil.
  33. Add 1 cup brown sugar and ½ cup whip cream.
  34. Return to boil.
  35. Reduce heat and boil for about 5 minutes.
  36. Remove from heat and cool.

Now, let’s enjoy the best secret – Shmoo Torte.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Enjoy
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Enjoy
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Enjoy
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Enjoy

I hope you will make this recipe.

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The history of cake – The Shmoo torte comes from Winnipeg. It was created by a proud mother for her son’s Bar Mitzvah.

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-The shmoo torte comes from Winnipeg
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-The shmoo torte comes from Winnipeg
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-The shmoo torte comes from Winnipeg
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-The shmoo torte comes from Winnipeg
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies
shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies

Thank you Winnipeg!

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