Nana's Hungarian Torte

READY IN: 35mins
Top Review by lorelei1

This is a very rich tort. I live in a small town and I couldn't get hazle nuts but I used walnuts and it is so good. It will be a wonderful Christmas tort. I served to the girls I have played cards with for 50 years and they all wanted the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For The Tort---.
  2. Separate eggs.
  3. Beat egg whites stiff.
  4. Beat egg yolks until thick and pale.
  5. Dissolve baking soda with 1T water.
  6. Add 1 cup sugar to egg yolks.
  7. Fold in nuts and bread crumbs to egg yolks and sugar.
  8. Add baking soda mixture to egg yolks.
  9. Fold in egg whites.
  10. Pour into prepared cake tins (3) and Bake at 375°F in 3 pans for 35 minutes.
  11. For The Icing:.
  12. Cream butter.
  13. Add powdered sugar and mix, add chocolate syrup, egg and juice of 1 lemon.
  14. Ice cooled cake and sprinkle with ground hazelnuts.
  15. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

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