Torte meaning

tôrt, tôrtə
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A rich cake made with many eggs and little flour and usually containing chopped nuts.
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A rich cake, variously made, as of eggs, finely chopped nuts, and crumbs or a little flour.
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A rich, dense cake, typically made with many eggs and relatively little flour (as opposed to a sponge cake or gâteau).
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Origin of torte

  • German perhaps from Italian torta cake, tart from Late Latin tōrta a kind of bread

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From German Torte

    From Wiktionary