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.

Graham Cracker Torte

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

Chocolate-Hazelnut Cookie Torte

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

Bittersweet Chocolate Torte

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

Sweet Cheese Tortes

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

Walnut Mocha Torte

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

Citrus Shortbread Torte

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

Chile Chocolate Torte and Cinnamon Whipped Cream

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


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

Cappuccino Torte

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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

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

Sacher Torte

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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

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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

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

Surprise Nut Torte

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Crushed, round crackers add a salty touch to the chewy, nutty meringue crust of this dessert. Chocolate curls add a sweet topper to the torte.

Gingersnap Pumpkin Mousse Torte

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Pecan halves and a drizzle of caramel ice cream topping grace the top of this rich and creamy dessert.

Fig-Apricot Almond Torte

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Ground almonds and matzo meal provide the structure for this country-style cake.

Black Forest Cakes

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With brandy-soaked cherries inside, these spectacular desserts are mini versions of the classic Black Forest Torte.

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