Find lots of luscious and decadent torte recipes here. We have chocolate tortes, sachertorte, lemon torte, truffle torte and lots more. Many recipes are perfect to make ahead for dinner parties.
Garnish with a sprinkle of sugar and some strawberries. The centre will be a little fudgy tasting. There are never any leftovers to worry about.
I used to love going to Gran's to eat her freshly baked rhubarb torte. Now that I have the recipe, I can make it any time!
There is perhaps nothing more elegant than a Sachertorte. During a visit to Vienna, I tried the original Sacher Torte at Café Sacher. It was so delicious that I had to bake it myself straightaway. I think this version is it pretty close.
This is a flourless chocolate cake with a twist - the mix is divided into two parts; the first is baked and the second is chilled and later tops the baked layer. Topped with whipped cream and served chilled, it is a divinely creamy and chocolaty cake. Use fresh eggs and good quality chocolate - preferably with 70% cocoa, and don't over-bake the base.
This creamy torte was the star of our Easter buffet to which everyone brought something special. Delicate chocolate sponge layers are complemented by a lovely creamy yoghurt filling and tinned fruits of your choosing. Anything from mandarin oranges to cherries work well here!
The filling of a Malaga torte is made like a tiramisu and must be left in the fridge for 12 hours. This is an interesting dessert, with a lovely sponge base that is topped with alternating layers of cream and sponge fingers. Served chilled, it is heavenly.
A wonderful chocolate torte with whipped cream and nuts. It needs to be left in the fridge for a few hours for the flavours to come together, so make it the evening before for best results. A great make-ahead dessert for parties.
These 'doughnuts' hail from Ticino, Switzerland, and are made for carnival and in honour of St Joseph's Day on 19th March. They're absolutely delicious served warm after being dusted with icing sugar.
A generous amount of good-quality dark chocolate makes this Continental-style cake beautifully moist and rich – just a small slice will satisfy any sweet tooth. It’s perfect with a cup of coffee, or try it warm for dessert, with a spoonful of soured cream or Greek-style yogurt and some fresh berries.
Layers of chocolate mousse and rich chocolate truffle on a chocolatey biscuit base make this an ultimate chocolate lover's indulgence! If you keep your eggs in the fridge, remove them before beginning this recipe to bring them to room temperature.
This is a summertime favourite, especially with the children! An easy no-bake dessert, you can make this far in advance and keep in the freezer until ready to serve.
This is a gorgeous and cool summer dessert. The layers of mint chocolate chip ice cream and crushed chocolate biscuits are absolutely delicious, and the meringue on top is truly its crowning glory. Vanilla ice cream can be used instead of mint chocolate chip, if desired.
This is my mother's recipe that was always a great success! It's really original and refreshing. You only need a few store bought ingredients to make this easy no-bake dessert.
This chocolate and strawberry gateau makes a great dessert for after dinner. Fresh strawberries and chocolate are a classic combination.
Here's my "deceptive" purple velvet torte. It's gluten free, dairy free and kosher for Passover. Enjoy!
This is an unbelievably delicious dessert. The base is different from your usual biscuit base, but just as easy to make. The no-bake white chocolate mousse filling is made with Greek yoghurt for a light and refreshing flavour. Topped with morello cherry preserves, this is a stunning torte that is deceptively simple to make!
For a fast finish to a special midweek meal, take advantage of the excellent Italian biscotti that are available in larger supermarkets to make this divine dessert. It's easy, impressive and completely delectable. Delicious!
A lusciously creamy torte made up of a creamy lemon filling, sandwiched between two slices of simple homemade pastry. A cool and refreshing dessert for summertime. This is one of my mother's standard recipes, who could bake wonderfully.
This tart has a buttery shortbread base, a sweet cream cheese filling and layers of cinnamon coated apples. It's topped off with toasted almonds which add a lovely crunch and make it look irresistible!