Recipe: Fig & Walnut Torta

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Approximate cost: $13
    •32 ounces cream cheese
    •1/2 pound butter
    •1 cup sour cream
    •1 cup fig preserves (if there are whole figs, puree in food processor)
    •2 cups walnuts

Let cream cheese and butter come to room temperature. Whip cream cheese until smooth then add butter, continuing to whip until smooth. Whip in sour cream.

Spray spring form pan with spray oil. Add 1/3 of the cream cheese mixture into the spring form pan and smooth out.

Add fig preserves to the rest of the cream cheese mixture. Top with another 1/3 of the cream cheese mixture.

Add 1 cup of chopped walnuts to the cream cheese mixture and top the torta with the remaining amount.

Chill over night. When ready to serve, take out of spring form pan and place on cake plate and garnish with 1 cup of walnuts.

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Regina Charboneau is the owner of Twin Oaks Bed & Breakfast in Natchez, Mississippi. She is the author of Regina's Table at Twin Oaks. More

Regina Charboneau is the owner of Twin Oaks Bed & Breakfast in Natchez, Mississippi. She is the author of two cookbooks: A Collection of Seasonal Menus & Recipes from Regina's Kitchen and Regina's Table at Twin Oaks.
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