Caramel Pumpkin Torte

CAramel Pumpkin Torte



  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 6 egg whites
  • 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 3/4 cup buttery cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce, divided

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Beat egg yolks, pumpkin, vanilla extract and pumpkin pie spice in small bowl.
  3. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar at high speed until foamy. Beat in sugar 2 tablespoons at a time until whites are glossy and stand in Soft Peaks. Fold in egg yolk mixture, pecans, dates and cracker crumbs. Pour into two greased 8-inch round cake pans.
  4. Bake in 350 degrees F oven until knife inserted near center comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
  5. Loosen cakes from sides of pans with thin knife. Gently Shake cakes out of pans onto racks.
  6. Beat cream cheese, powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons caramel sauce in small bowl until smooth.
  7. Place one torte layer on serving plate. Spread with half the cream cheese mixture. Top with second torte layer. Spread with remaining cream cheese mixture.
  8. Refrigerate until serving.
  9. Just before serving, drizzle remaining caramel sauce over top of cake.

Prep: 15 min | Cook: 30 min | Yield: 8 to 10 servings

Nutrition Information Per Serving calories: 453 total fat: 22g saturated fat: 9g polyunsaturated fat: 3g monounsaturated fat: 7g cholesterol: 175mg sodium: 369mg carbohydrates: 58g dietary fiber: 3g protein: 9g

vitamin A: 8,842.7 IU vitamin D: 34.9 IU folate: 38.4mcg calcium: 83.2mg iron: 1.9mg choline: 103.6mg

Recipe and photo used with permission from: American Egg Board

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