Deep Fried Dictionary: Torte

Torte: Rich cake; Central European

A torte usually implies a rich chocolate cake made with very little (or no) flour. That means mostly melted down chocolate bars, butter and sugar. Dark chocolate lovers only. Many variations exist across the world, but this is the most common type in the US as far as I know. Wikipedia says they are USUALLY multi-layered, but I don’t know, I’ve mostly seen single. But that’s fine. Sometimes people/restaurants will just call any old kind of cake a torte though, so be prepared for that. Truth-stretchers.

Recipe to try: Double Chocolate Torte from Epicurious Pretty classic application. This one puts mousse on top but would still be good plain.

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