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Hungarian Esterhazy Torte

Hungarian Esterhazy Torte

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Definition: A torte is a rich, usually multilayered, cake that is often made with very little flour and ground nuts or breadcrumbs, egg yolks, sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites. Tortes are filled with buttercreams, mousses, jams and other fillings. There are also savory tortes.
Pronunciation: TOHRT
Also Known As: Torta
Examples:
I made a fancy Hungarian Esterhazy Torte for my significant other on Valentine's Day.
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