You can never have too many dessert recipes, so give Brittle Torte a try. This recipe makes 12 servings with 247 calories, 6g of protein, and 18g of fat each. This recipe covers 6% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It is a good option if you're following a vegetarian diet. Head to the store and pick up instant coffee granules, salt, vanillan extract, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Let eggs stand at room temperature 30 minutes.
Place oven rack in lowest position. Preheat oven to 325°.
Combine flour, sugar and salt.
Whisk egg yolks, water, lemon juice and vanilla; add to flour mixture. Beat until blended.
Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form; fold into batter. Spoon into an ungreased 10-in. tube pan.
Cut through batter with a knife to remove air pockets.
Bake 50-60 minutes or until top springs back when touched. Immediately invert pan; cool completely.
For topping, grease a 15x10x1-in. pan. In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, water and coffee granules. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook, without stirring, until a candy thermometer reads 300° (hard-crack stage).
Remove from heat; stir in baking soda. Immediately pour into prepared pan. Stretch brittle in pan with two forks; cool. Break into pieces. In a large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken.
Add sugar and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form.
Unmold cake; cut horizontally into four layers.
Place bottom layer on a serving plate; top with 1/2 cup whipped cream. Repeat layers twice; top with remaining layer. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining cream.