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Tortilla Torte

Composed of tortillas stacked chocolate cream filling and topped with a billow of fluffy white frosting, this torte visually resembles fancy stacked sponge cakes, but ultimately makes for a very different dessert experience. The tortillas take a bit of getting used to--they will remain lightly chewy even when the chocolate has had a chance to set--but the taste sensation is unlike any other dessert I've ever tried, with the floury taste of the tortillas mixing quite pleasantly with the rich chocolate-sour cream filling (which is also great by the spoonful) and the complementary tangy sweetness of the sour cream frosting. More

Chestnut Torte

The following recipe is from the February 13th edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! I was drawn to Alice Medrich's recipe for chestnut torte from Bittersweet because right now I'd... More

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