Christmas Cranberry, Pear and Walnut Torte with Cream Cheese-Orange Frosting

Christmas Cranberry, Pear and Walnut Torte with Cream Cheese-Orange Frosting
Photo by David Bishop

Ingredients

  • ½ cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 ¾ cups chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 16 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • + 8 more ingredients
    • ½ cup plain dry breadcrumbs
    • Cream Cheese-Orange Frosting
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • Poached Pears with Cranberry Puree
    • ½ cup golden brown sugar
    • 6 large eggs

Position rack in center of oven; preheat to 375°F. Butter two 9-inch-diameter cake pans. Line bottom of pans with waxed paper. Butter and flour waxed paper; tap out excess flour. Blend 2 cups walnuts and flour in processor until walnuts are finely ground. Add breadcrumbs, orange peel, spices and ...

View full recipe at Epicurious

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