American Club Three Nut Torte Recipe
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American Club Three Nut Torte

2 1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided
1 cup whipping cream
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
3/4 cup slivered almonds
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1 cup unsalted butter
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 3/4 cups flour
1 egg white
1 teaspoon water
Powdered sugar

Melt 2 cups sugar in 2-quart heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly.

Add cream, stirring briskly until well combined with sugar. Stir in nuts; cool, set aside.

Cream butter and 1/2 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs and vanilla extract. Add flour; mix well.

Spread 2 cups dough onto bottom and 1 1/2 inches high around sides of 10-inch spring form pan.

Spread nut mixture evenly over dough in pan.

Roll remaining dough to 10-inch circle between wax paper.

Place over nut mixture; pinch edges to seal. Brush with combined egg white and water.

Bake at 350 degrees F for one hour. Cool.

Dust with powdered sugar, if desired.

Makes 16 servings

Source: Rhys Lewis, Executive Chef, American Club, Highland Drive, Kohler, Wisconsin

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