a rich cake, variously made, as of eggs, finely chopped nuts, and crumbs or a little flour
Origin of torteGerman ; from Italian torta, a cake: see torta
A rich cake made with many eggs and little flour and usually containing chopped nuts.
Origin of torteGerman, perhaps from Italian torta, cake, tart, from Late Latin t&omacron;rta, a kind of bread.
- A rich, dense cake, typically made with many eggs and relatively little flour (as opposed to a sponge cake or gÃ¢teau).
From German Torte