Definition of torte
tortenplay \ˈtȯr-tən\ or
: a cake made with many eggs and often grated nuts or dry bread crumbs and usually covered with a rich frosting
Recent Examples of torte from the Web
The juice can also be used in baked goods such as muffins, pound cake and tortes.
In each shady stone artery a glass window displays Genoese specialties—tiny crisp, fried anchovies, stuffed eggplant, oven-roasted snails, golden pancakes of farinata, torte of chard and herbs, gelati in wildflower hues.
The truck parked at Adobe Guadalupe serves duck tortas, not tortes. •
We’re talking cookies, cakes, tarts, bars, brownies, galettes, eclairs, tortes and petit fours — and then some.
There was chocolate and apricot Sacher torte, shocking pink punschkrapferl filled with nougat, kardinalschnitte made from génoise sponge and meringue.
Guests dined on chicken schnitzel and beef rouladen, kasnocken and mouthwatering desserts including raspberry Linzer torte.
From torte to ratatouille, Tuesday's lunch in New York City was made entirely from food that would have been thrown out.
What is the filling for the oldest torte recipe in the world?
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Origin and Etymology of torte
German, probably from Italian torta cake, from Late Latin, round loaf of bread
First Known Use: 1748See Words from the same year
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: a type of cake that is made with many eggs and often nuts
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