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Tortes

Looking for recipes for tortes? Taste of Home has the best tortes recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Nutty Poppy Seed Torte with Creamy Mocha Frosting

Nutty Poppy Seed Torte with Creamy Mocha Frosting

Nutty Poppy Seed Torte with Creamy Mocha Frosting

Mom’s attractive two-layer poppy seed cake has a sweet, nutty filling and a creamy mocha frosting. It takes a little time to prepare, but everyone will agree that it’s worth the extra effort.—Emma Rea, Columbia, South Carolina

Orange Mousse Chocolate Torte

Orange Mousse Chocolate Torte

Orange Mousse Chocolate Torte

I always get compliments from the chocolate lovers at my table when I serve them this cool tangy torte with its rich flourless chocolate cake.

Walnut Raspberry Torte

Walnut Raspberry Torte

Walnut Raspberry Torte

This lovely three-layered cake is moist, tender and light. It rivals any cake from the finest bakery. I use black walnuts to add a more distinctive flavor.
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Pecan Pumpkin Torte

Pecan Pumpkin Torte

Pecan Pumpkin Torte

Times were lean when I was younger, so we would tend a big vegetable garden packed with tomatoes, beans, zucchini and pumpkin. I've been relying on the recipe for this pretty pumpkin cake for years.

Berries 'n' Cream Torte

Berries 'n' Cream Torte

Berries 'n' Cream Torte

It's so easy to see why this fruity dessert always impresses dinner guests. I sometimes substitute the berries with sliced bananas.—Tina Sawchuk, Ardmore, Alberta

Lemon Torte with Fresh Berries

Lemon Torte with Fresh Berries

Lemon Torte with Fresh Berries

I appreciate recipes like this that can be made ahead and that are guaranteed to be great. A cool slice is so refreshing on warm days.

Raspberry Butter Torte

Raspberry Butter Torte

Raspberry Butter Torte

Raspberry pie filling and homemade chocolate frosting jazz up a packaged cake mix in this picture-perfect torte created by our Test Kitchen. With a hint of rum flavor, it’s rich and creamy for special occasions, but so simple to do, you could prepare it on weeknights, too.

Ricotta Nut Torte

Ricotta Nut Torte

Ricotta Nut Torte

This pretty layered Italian cake is called cassata. It takes some time to prepare this eye-catching dessert but it conveniently chills overnight.—Karen Albert, Prineville, Oregon

Southern Chocolate Torte

Southern Chocolate Torte

Southern Chocolate Torte

This towering torte takes guests' breath away every time! It's my most-requested cake recipe, has an unforgettable frosting and makes a grand showpiece for any holiday spread.

Classic Sponge Torte

Classic Sponge Torte

Classic Sponge Torte

Sponge cakes call for both egg whites and egg yolks, giving them a richer texture than angel food cakes. Here, the layered cake is topped with a delightful chocolate frosting.

Hazelnut Mocha Torte

Hazelnut Mocha Torte

Hazelnut Mocha Torte

This dessert is reminiscent of fine European cakes. I recently made it for my mother, who is German, and it brought back fond memories for her.
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