Pecan Bavarian Torte

Course : Chocolate
Serves: 12-16
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6 large egg whites
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/4 cups chopped nc pecans
2 cups heavy cream
3 tablespoons powdered sugar
3/4 cup chopped nc pecans
1 ounce semisweet chocolate -- grated

Preparation / Directions:

Meringue: Beat egg whites, salt, vanilla, cream of tartar until foamy. Beat sugar~ in gradually, until stiff and glossy. Fold in Pecans. Spread into 4 equal circles ( about 9" ) on greased wax-paper-lined cookie sheet. Bake at 275 F. For 1 hour , turn off heat, leave in oven 2 hours longer. Cool and remove waxed paper. Filling: Whip cream with powdered sugar until stiff. Layer meringues with a light spread of preserves, a sprinkle of grated chocolate, and top with whipped cream. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight before serving.


Nutritional Information:

2960 Calories (kcal); 185g Total Fat; (54% calories from fat); 32g Protein; 309g Carbohydrate; 653mg Cholesterol; 781mg Sodium

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