linzer torte

noun, often capitalized L
linz·​er torte | \ ˈlin(t)-sər- How to pronounce linzer torte (audio) , ˈlin-zər- \

Definition of linzer torte

: a baked buttery torte made with chopped almonds, sugar, and spices and filled with jam or preserves

First Known Use of linzer torte

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for linzer torte

German, literally, Linz torte

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“Linzer torte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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