Disclaimer: I'm European, going to school to become pastry chef, love American cakes, but am still looking for help regarding the vocabulary
OK: what does a "torted cake" mean? I see it everywhere, but can't really figure out what is meant by it.
Thanks a lot!
Hi and Welcome to CC, SandraVB79.
Decoding CC acronyms:
A torted cake is one with more than two layers (even if two large layers are torted/cut into four smaller layers).
Splitting a single cake layer in half horizontally to form two layers.
Cake decorating terms:
A discussion on torting:
Illustrated how to torte help:
This is the only picture I could find quickly that illustrates torting. It's a little fuzzy but I think you'll get the idea. Hope this helps and welcome to Cake Central!
Hi, it just means that the cake is cut into thin layers and then assembled with a filling between the layers. Like when you make a sacher torte or L'Opera.