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Torta Chilena


This delectable dessert is very famous in Costa Rica. Everybody loves it!!!!

What a rich dessert for Mother’s Day!!!

Ingredients

For the pastry

3 1/2 cups flour

3/4 cup butter

1 Tbs. sugar

1 tsp.salt

3 eggs yolk

3/4 cup milk

For the filling

3 cans condensed milk (cooked on Bain Marie for 3 hours)

Merengue

3 egg whites

4 Tbs. sugar

Beat egg whites until form picks add sugar one Tbs at a time

Preparation

Preheat oven at 350F

In a big bowl combine flour, salt, sugar, cut in butter, stirring with a fork.

Add remain ingredients and work with your hands. Turn dough out onto a flour surface and knead for one or two minutes.

Make a ball.

Divide the dough into 8 equal parts and make small balls.

Roll each ball very thin about 8” on a round shape.

Bake each layer for about 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Stack each layer with dulce de le he and finish with a layer. Cover with meringue.


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