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Almond-Pear Cream Cheese Torte

04:10:00 Makes 12 servings, 1 piece (107 g) each.
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Makes 12 servings, 1 piece (107 g) each.

Can't decide between a homemade pie and a rich cheesecake? Now you don't have to - our Almond-Pear Cream Cheese Torte combines the best of both desserts in one recipe.

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  • Heat oven to 425ºF.
  • Beat butter and 1/3 cup sugar in small bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add flour; mix well. Press onto bottom and 1 inch up side of 9-inch springform pan.
  • Beat cream cheese and 1/3 cup of the remaining sugar in same bowl with mixer until well blended. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Spread onto bottom of crust. Mix remaining sugar and cinnamon. Add to pears in large bowl; toss to coat. Arrange over cream cheese layer; top with nuts.
  • Bake 10 min. Reduce temperature to 375°F. Bake 25 to 30 min. or until centre is set. Cool completely. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen torte. Remove rim. Refrigerate torte 3 hours.


Substitute finely chopped pecans for the almonds.

How to Store

Keep refrigerated.

Size Wise

Dessert can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portion size.


  • Makes 12 servings, 1 piece (107 g) each.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 12 servings, 1 piece (107 g) each.
Calories 280
% Daily Value
Total fat 16g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 150mg
Carbohydrate 33g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 22g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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