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

Examples of linzer torte in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The dessert: a linzer torte bar with rhubarb filling. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Bay View's Little Duck sandwich shop pop-up takes after Odd Duck, in the best ways," 27 May 2020

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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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The first known use of linzer torte was in 1906

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“Linzer torte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/linzer%20torte. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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