Baking By llee815 Updated 11 Nov 2005 , 3:13pm by llee815

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llee815 Posted 9 Nov 2005 , 8:44pm
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Has anyone here ever had Sachertorte? How does it taste? Would you recommend the recipe listed on this site? Thanks. Any info on this cake would be really appreciated.

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antonia74 Posted 9 Nov 2005 , 9:01pm
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That's my absolute favourite chocolate cake! It tastes heavenly and REALLY rich.

It is the signature cake of a hotel in Sacher. Thus, it's name. icon_lol.gif That's in Austria I believe?

The dense chocolate cake is brushed with warm apricot preserves, covered in a thin layer of marzipan and then iced with chocolate ganache. YUM YUM YUM!!!!

Traditionally, the word "Sacher" is writted across the cake in chocolate too.

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llee815 Posted 11 Nov 2005 , 3:13pm
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Thanks for the info. I knew about the apricot preserves but I didn't know about the marzipan. Do you have a recipe that includes the marzipan? I haven't seen a recipe calling for some marzipan. Thanks.

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