Strawberry pie

Torta de Morango dos Açores

Ingredients

  • 1 espresso (30ml)
  • 4 eggs
  • 75g of white sugar
  • 75g of T55 flour
  • 5g of chemical yeast (Royal type)
  • 100g of finely crushed almond
  • Quintal dos Açores Strawberry Jam

Preparation

  1. Heat the oven to 200ºC before starting to make the recipe;
  2. Start by beating the eggs with the sugar until it becomes a whitish and velvety cream;
  3. Then, mix the flour with the yeast and add to the previous preparation with a sieve;
  4. Finally add the espresso and crushed almonds and gently wrap everything;
  5. Place the preparation in a form greased with butter and with a sheet of parchment paper;
  6. The pie is ready when the surface shows an elastic behavior and returns to its initial shape;
  7. To unmold, just place a sheet of parchment paper on top of the counter top sprinkled with white sugar and turn the pie over the sheet;
  8. Then roll up the width to form a cylinder and leave it wrapped in parchment paper until it cools;
  9. When it is cold, unroll the pie, fill it with Quintal dos Açores the Strawberry Jam and roll it up again.