Linz is the name of a town in Austria. It’s a very famous cake.



  • 150 g butter
  • 250 g flour
  • 150 g confectioners sugar
  • 100 g roasted ground hazelnuts
  • 1 egg
  • vanilla flavour
  • lemon flavour
  • ground cinnamon
  • ground
  • 10 g baking powder
  • 300 g red currant jam
  • 1 additional egg


  1. Knead butter with sugar, add sifted flour, baking powder, hazelnuts, eggs, flavours and spices. Knead until dough is smooth.
  2. Wrap the dough in cellophane and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough in 4 parts. Take 3 parts knead them together and roll it out to fit in a 9″ springform. Put it in the greased springform and spread the jam on it.
  4. Form long sausages with the rest of the dough and create a border on the outer edge and a grid in the middle. Cover the grid and the border with an slightly beaten egg.
  5. Bake it for 40 minutes at 190° C.


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