Pumpkin pecan tort

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
6.00 tablespoon flour
1.00 teaspoon baking powder
1.00 teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground cloves
4.00 eggs; separated
⅔ cup sugar
1.00 cup solid-pack canned pumpkin
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup ground pecans
1 === optional garnishes ===
1 whipped cream
1 freshly-minced mint
1 candied pecans
1 powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour a 9-inch spring form pan. In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and cloves. In another bowl, beat egg whites until foamy, add in 3 tablespoons sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. In a large bowl, beat egg yolks with the remaining sugar until pale, about 1 minute. Add pumpkin and vanilla and beat until well blended. Stir in flour mixture. Fold in egg whites and ground pecans. Pour into the prepared pan. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, let cool 10 minutes, and remove from pan. Serve each slice with whipped cream, mint, candied pecans, or powdered sugar.

This recipe yields 8 to 10 servings.

Recipe Source: ESSENCE OF EMERIL with Emeril Lagasse From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EE-2211 broadcast 10-31-1996) Downloaded from their Web-Site -

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Recipe by: Emeril Lagasse

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