\ ˈtȯr-tə How to pronounce torte (audio) , ˈtȯrt \
plural torten\ ˈtȯr-​tᵊn How to pronounce torten (audio) \ or tortes

Definition of torte

: a cake made with many eggs and often grated nuts or dry bread crumbs and usually covered with a rich frosting

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Recent Examples on the Web The Macrene Actives High-Performance Face Cream guests were gifted over warm chocolate tortes at the end of the evening. Vogue, "Dr. Macrene Alexiades Lured Her Skin-Care Devotees (Cate Holstein, Deeda Blair) to a Dinner on the Upper East Side," 18 Nov. 2019 William Greenberg’s owner, Carol Becker, is temporarily reopening her kitchen to offer such Passover specialties as macaroons, flourless chocolate cake, and apricot tortes. Ingrid Abramovitch, ELLE Decor, "These Black-and-White Cookies Are What We All Need Right Now," 3 Apr. 2020 The Peppermill: Steakhouse + Cocktail An Easter meal for four ($80) comes with a 1-pound ham, cheesy potato casserole, summer succotash, house rolls and a pistachio torte. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "20 metro Phoenix restaurants offering Easter dinner and brunch for take out," 8 Apr. 2020 There are also 14 specialty sundae flavors, including strawberry schaum torte and puppy chow. Adriana Ramirez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Treat yourself on a hot summer day to any of these seven frozen treat shops in the Milwaukee suburbs," 26 June 2019 The event will also include an every-day menu of chips/queso, black bean chili, Panzanella salad, Italian grinder, beef stroganoff and gluten-free chocolate torte. oregonlive, "Oregon beer this week: Bent Shovel finds a spot, Stickmen pop-up, plus events," 8 Nov. 2019 People aren’t looking forward to cooking at the top of the week, to salmon in parchment or a layered vegetable torte. Sam Sifton, New York Times, "Your New Favorite Fried Rice," 24 Feb. 2020 Dessert is choice chocolate torte or macadamia nut bread pudding. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Here are 28 restaurants for Christmas dinner in metro Phoenix," 6 Dec. 2019 The Café Budapest will feature scrumptious tortes, pastries, and espresso coffee. Shirley Macfarland,, "Start your Labor Day weekend with chicken parprikas, stuffed cabbage and strudel: Talk of the Towns," 16 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of torte

1748, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for torte

German, probably from Italian torta cake, from Late Latin, round loaf of bread

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The first known use of torte was in 1748

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“Torte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of torte

: a type of cake that is made with many eggs and often nuts

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