Lemon Torte

Baking By Kellbella Updated 11 Jul 2010 , 3:32pm by Kellbella

Kellbella Posted 9 Jul 2010 , 5:55pm
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What exactly is a lemon torte? icon_eek.gif A friend asked me to make her one and I'm not sure what it really is! I've seen some recipes for a single, layer cake they call a torte, then I've seen cakes that look like a regular layered cake...what makes a torte a torte? detective.gif

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2SchnauzerLady Posted 9 Jul 2010 , 6:15pm
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The traditional definition of a torte is a dense cake with very little flour, lots of eggs, and usually has nuts. Many people have begun to call regular cake a torte - I guess cause it sounds fancier!

Kellbella Posted 11 Jul 2010 , 3:32pm
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Thanks!

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