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 tōrta a kind of bread ; see tortilla .
- 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