Tortes are often known for their rich icing. And like most cakes, they can be made in an array of flavors and styles. If you've never made a torte, the recipe for Easy Pumpkin Torte might be a good one to tackle. But you'll soon want to try all sorts of tortes, such as Cappuccino Torte, Dark Chocolate Torte, Dulce de Leche Ice Cream Torte, or Sweet Cheese Tortes.

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Puff Pastry Ice Cream Torte

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

Ice cream and puff pastry combine for a beautiful and delicious dessert. You can make it to suit your taste - just change the ice cream flavors and the sundae toppings.

Total: 3 hrs 35 mins

Cranberry Ginger Eggnog Torte

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

This sweet torte is made with sheets of tender Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry sprinkled with a cinnamon-sugar blend, baked until flaky and filled with a luscious rum and nutmeg flavored cream cheese mixture, dried cranberries and crushed gingersnap cookies.

Total: 1 hr 20 mins

Graham Cracker Torte

Better Homes and Gardens

The simple graham cracker is transformed into an amazing three layer dessert with this recipe.

Linzer Torte

Food & Wine

Frankies co-owner Frank Castronovo's wife, Heike, a talented home baker, created Prime Meats' outstanding jam tart with cocoa-flavored pastry. "If she entered it in a country fair in her hometown in Germany, she'd win a blue ribbon," says Frank Falcinelli. "But she has an unfair advantage, since her father is a professional baker in Freiburg, Germany."

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Chocolate Velvet Torte

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

Rich semi-sweet chocolate fills a flaky puff pastry crust, and is garnished with fresh berries for an easy, but elegant dessert.

Total: 3 hrs 25 mins

Bittersweet Chocolate Torte

Better Homes and Gardens

Raspberries and chocolate--two flavors that seem made for other--are especially delicious in this Valentine torte recipe.

Sweet Cheese Tortes

Better Homes and Gardens

This fruit-and-cheese-stuffed dessert can be put together in just 20 minutes.

Chocolate-Hazelnut Cookie Torte

Better Homes and Gardens

Hazelnut cookies garnish the top and support the layers of chocolate mousse in this elegant dessert.

Walnut Mocha Torte

Better Homes and Gardens

Walnuts or pecans are the key ingredients in this moist, easy to make cake. Top it with a mocha frosting for a sweet sensation.

Chile Chocolate Torte and Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Better Homes and Gardens

A surprise hit of chile pepper adds heat to this chocolate dessert recipe and cinnamon whipped cream cools it down.

Citrus Shortbread Torte

Better Homes and Gardens

This dessert looks like two giant cookies that have a rich, creamy filling. Yum!


Better Homes and Gardens

Layers of cake and mocha ganache make up this opulent French nut torte, which is pronounced mahr-zhoh-LAYN.

Cappuccino Torte

Better Homes and Gardens

A little cinnamon adds spice to this rich chocolate-coffee dessert. Whipped cream and coffee-flavored chocolate candies give it the look it deserves.

Flourless Chocolate Torte with Apricot Almond Filling

Better Homes and Gardens

This chocolate dessert is a delightful addition to the Passover meal.

Sacher Torte

Better Homes and Gardens

The chocolate glaze and apricot preserves spread on this dense chocolate cake are characteristic of this dessert, named for the Viennese hotel owner who created it in 1823.

Double Chocolate-Orange Torte

Better Homes and Gardens

This rich velvety chocolate cake is flavored with orange liqueur. As a recipe option, substitute an equal amount of orange juice for the liqueur.

Peach-Nectarine Torte

Better Homes and Gardens

Strips of dough on top of a fruit filling keep this dessert low in fat.

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