Don's Birthday Oreo TorteSubmitted by: ANGELGAL01
IntroductionMy husband's mom made this faithfully each year for his birthday from the time he was old enough to remember. I continue the tradition for her and the entire family looks forward to January 12th each year!
This is a light and fluffy dessert. My husband's mom made this faithfully each year for his birthday from the time he was old enough to remember. I continue the tradition for her and the entire family looks forward to January 12th each year!
This is a light and fluffy dessert.
1 9oz package chocolate wafers
6 egg whites
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup powdered sugar
1 pint heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup boiling water
2 TBS (packets) unflavored gelatine powder
1/3 cup cold water
Put remaining wafers into baggie and crush to chunky crumble. Set aside to use for topping.
Beat egg whites until fairly stiff.
Beat in salt, vanilla and gradually add powdered sugar until all is combined.
Beat whipping cream to stiff peaks.
Gently fold in egg white mixture.
Dissolve gelatine powder in boiling water; once entirely dissolved, stir in cold water.
Add gelatine liquid in slow stream to whipped mixture with a constant and gentle folding action until combined.
Pour whipped filling into wafer lined pan and spread evenly.
Top with reserved crumbled wafers.
Refrigerate until set. at least 4 hours.. overnight is best.
To serve: carefully remove sides of pan, slice with a very sharp knife (wipe knife clean after each cut).
Easily makes 12 servings.
Number of Servings: 12
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANGELGAL01.
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My mom's birthday is tomorrow and I just might make this. I am just curious about the gelatin though. the ingrediants say 2 TBS (packets) unflavored gelatin powder. and I am confused with that. is it 2 TBS or 2 Packets? - 9/8/11
Reply from ANGELGAL01 (9/8/11)
Its 2 TBS... Let us know how it goes!
It's my husband's birthday today & I can't wait to try this. Sounds scrumptious!! - 1/23/09
Reply from ANGELGAL01 (1/26/09)
Hope you enjoyed. I made two this year: one for hubs and one for my Bunco group. I just really enjoy the pleasure on hubs face when he indulges!