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Tortilla Torte

Serious Eats cakespy Post a comment

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

Serious Eats Robyn Lee 3 comments

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

Cook the Book: Italian Chocolate-Almond Torte

Serious Eats Adam Kuban Post a comment

Alice Medrich, author of Pure Dessert, from which this recipe comes, took inspiration for this Italian Chocolate-Almond Torte from Claudia Roden's torta di mandorle e cioccolata in Roden's Book of Jewish Food. The chocolate in this torte is ground, rather... More

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