Strawberry Torte


This strawberry torte is light, easy, and elegant. This recipe is from my mom.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 35 mins
1 8-inch torte


  • 11 ounces cream cheese, softened

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream

  • 2 (12 ounce) packages ladyfinger cookies

  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen strawberries

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  1. Strain strawberries and set aside, reserving juices. In a saucepan bring cornstarch and strawberry juice to a gentle boil. Remove from heat and let cool.

  2. Whip cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla together in a large bowl.

  3. In a separate bowl beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture.

  4. Arrange ladyfingers around the sides and bottom of an 8-inch springform pan, standing ladyfingers lengthwise around the sides of the pan. Pour 1/2 of the filling into the pan, then arrange a layer of ladyfingers on top of the filling. Pour remaining filling over ladyfingers.

  5. Spread strawberry sauce over top of cake and arrange whole strawberries on top. Refrigerate overnight until thoroughly chilled.

  6. Remove from pan to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

514 Calories
29g Fat
56g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 514
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 17g 84%
Cholesterol 207mg 69%
Sodium 175mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 20%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 15mg 75%
Calcium 77mg 6%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 162mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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