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Cherry Torte Jan Peterson

1/1/3 cup sugar 1 cup flour

tsp. Salt 1 tsp. Soda

1 tsp. Cinnamon cup walnuts cut up

1 pound can of sour cherries (save juice)


To the cherries, add 1 beaten egg Cherry and 1 Tbsp. Melted butter. Mix and add to the first 6 ingredients. This will mix hard and seem dry. Spread batter in 13 x 9 inch greased and floured tin. Will make thin layer. Bake 30 minutes in moderate oven.



Prepare sauce of 1 cup cherry juice, pinch of salt/ cup sugar, 1 Tbsp. Cornstarch, a few drops of red food coloring. Cook, stirring constantly until thick. When ready to serve, cut torte into squares (will make about 12). Top each with whipped cream. Pour cherry sauce over top.