|Alternative names||Alexander Torte, Aleksander Torte|
|Main ingredients||Pastry dough, raspberry preserves|
|Cookbook: Alexandertorte Media: Alexandertorte|
Alexandertorte, also known as Alexander Torte or Aleksander Torte, is a dessert that was conceived to commemorate a visit of Tsar Alexander III in Riga. Today, Riga is the capital of Latvia. A similar dessert exists in Denmark, and is known as hindbærsnitte.
Consisting of pastry strips filled with raspberry preserves or raspberry jam, it is traditionally eaten as a lunch or dinner dessert, but it can also be served at tea. It should be made a day or so before it is planned to serve, because the icing must be hard before the torte is cut.
- Lauta, Silvena Johana (7 March 2016). Igauņu, Latviešu, Lietuviešu Ēdieni (in Latvian). Riga: Zvaigzne ABC. p. 117. ISBN 978-9934-0-2602-7.
Šīs kūkas recepti radīja par godu cara Aleksandra, kurš bija pazīstams kā liels gardēdis, vizītei Rīgā
- "Hindbærsnitter (som mormor lavede dem)" (in Danish). Arla Foods. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
- "Alexandertorte". recipes-kitchen.com. Archived from the original on March 22, 2012. Retrieved 17 April 2011.
- Riedl, Christine Charlotte (1852). "Lindauer Kochbuch: für guten bürgerlichen und feineren Tisch eingerichtet". Lindau: Stettne. pp. 534–535. Retrieved July 10, 2012. OCLC Number: 162898099
- Alexandertorte at Wikibook Cookbooks
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