Pineapple Breeze Torte

“This lovely torte features ladyfingers, a creamy filling and a crushed pineapple topping. It’s a special treat for my large family and a must at Christmas.” —Barbara Joyner, Franklin, Virginia

Pineapple Breeze Torte
Pineapple Breeze TortePhoto: Taste of Home
Pineapple Breeze Torte
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
12servings 25minutes + chilling 5minutes + cooling
Servings Prep Time
12servings 25minutes + chilling
Cook Time
5minutes + cooling
Ingredients
Portions: servings
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Ingredients
Portions: servings
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Instructions
  1. Line bottom and sides of an ungreased 9-in. springform pan with ladyfinger halves; reserve remaining ladyfingers for layering.
  2. Beat cream cheeses, sugar and vanilla until smooth; fold in whipped topping. Spread half of the mixture over bottom ladyfingers. Layer with remaining ladyfingers, overlapping as needed. Spread with remaining filling. Refrigerate, covered, while preparing topping.
  3. In a small saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch; stir in pineapple. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Cool completely.
  4. Spread topping gently over torte. Refrigerate, covered, until set, at least 4 hours. Remove rim from pan.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 243 calories, 7g fat (5g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 156mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fibre), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 fruit.