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Erdbeer Tortenboden
(German Strawberry Torte)

Celebrate strawberry season with this beautiful presentation, of a sponge cake like Biskuit-Tortenboden

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Make one recipe of Biskuit-Tortenboden

1 lb of strawberries, stemmed, washed and sliced.
1 /2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon orange Liqueur (optional)

1 small box of strawberry gelatin 3 oz.
3 /4 cup strawberry juice

Cream topping
1 cup cream cheese
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons milk or pineapple juice

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Add the sugar, vanilla extract and orange Cointreau to the sliced strawberries
and let them sit for an hour to juice.

Drain the strawberries well and reserve the juice.

Add the juice to a saucepan and add water up to 3 / 4 cup .
Heat to a simmer and shut off the stove.

Add the box of strawberry gelatin and stir to dissolve.

Let the glaze cool, and then mix into the strawberries.

Soften the cream cheese by slightly heating in a pan or microwave and add, milk or juice, sugar and vanilla. Stir till smooth and spread on the Biscuit- Tortenboden.

Add the strawberries and glaze and spread to the edges.

Chill for several hours and unmold and place on a platter.


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