Dobos Torta

Preparation info
  • Serves

    Ten to Twelve

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Complete Guide to Traditional Jewish Cooking

By Marlena Spieler

Published 2016

  • About

This well-known Hungarian cake was first created by a chef called Jozep Dobos in the late 1880s. Jews and non-Jews alike have doted on it ever since.


  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 150 g/5 oz/ cups


  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/425°F/Gas 7. Whisk the egg yolks and half the icing sugar together in a bowl until pale in colour, thick and creamy.