Frankies co-owner Frank Castronovo's wife, Heike, a talented home baker, created Prime Meats' outstanding jam tart with cocoa-flavored pastry. "If she entered it in a country fair in her hometown in Germany, she'd win a blue ribbon," says Frank Falcinelli. "But she has an unfair advantage, since her father is a professional baker in Freiburg, Germany." Beautiful Desserts More German Recipes
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The torte can be kept at room temperature for up to 1 day.
Hazelnut flour, which is simply ground hazelnuts, is available at health food stores and from kingarthurflour.com.