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Grandma's Tortes

A moist, flavorful cake topped with a layer of cream cheese and pie filling! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 8
Author: The Cookin' Chicks


  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cans pie filling (strawberry, cherry, or blueberry)


  • In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and 1 1/2 cups sugar.
  • Beat in eggs.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together the flour and baking powder.
  • Add in the flour mixture and milk/vanilla alternately to the creamed butter mixture.
  • Grease and flour 2 torte pans (scalloped cake pan).
  • Pour the batter evenly into the greased pans and bake in a preheated oven, 350, for about 25 minutes.
  • While cake is baking, combine the cream cheese and sugar in a bowl.
  • Once tortes have baked and cooled, spread cream cheese evenly on top of each torte.
  • Spread pie filling evenly on top of cream cheese layer. (1 can for each torte)
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve!


  • Recipe makes two tortes
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