Sachertorte IPA: [ˈzɑxərˌtɔrtə] is a chocolate cake, invented by Franz Sacher in 1832 for Klemens Wenzel von Metternich in Vienna, Austria. Chocolate ( pronounced or /-ˈələt/ comprises a number of raw and processed foods that are produced from the seed of the tropical Cacao tree Cake is a form of Food that is usually sweet and often baked. Franz Sacher (1816 &ndash 1907 was an Austrian - Jewish Confectioner, best known as the inventor of the world-famous chocolate cake the Sachertorte Year 1832 ( MDCCCXXXII) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Vienna ( in Wien; see also other names) is the Capital of Austria, and is also one of the nine States of Austria. Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich  It is one of the most famous Viennese culinary specialties.
The cake consists of two layers of dense, not overly sweet chocolate cake (traditionally a sponge cake) with a thin layer of apricot jam in the middle and dark chocolate icing with shreds of chocolate on the top and sides. Sponge cake is a cake based on Flour (usually Wheat flour Sugar, and eggs sometimes leavened with Baking powder, that derives its The Apricot ( Prunus armeniaca, "Armenian plum" in Latin syn It is traditionally served with whipped cream without any sugar in it (Standard German: Schlagsahne, Austrian Standard German: Schlagobers), as most Viennese consider the Sachertorte too "dry" to be eaten on its own. For the 1993 hip-hop single by the Wu-Tang Clan see CREAM CREAM is an acronym for Cognitive Reliability Error Analysis Method a Standard German ( German: Hochdeutsch) is the standard varieties of the German language used as a Written language, in formal contexts Austrian German ( Österreichisches Deutsch, Austrian Standard German) is the national standard variety of the German language spoken in
The trademark for the "Original Sachertorte" was registered by the Hotel Sacher, which was built in 1876 by the son of Franz Sacher. The Hotel Sacher is a Five-star hotel in the Innenstadt of Vienna, Austria, next to the Staatsoper. Year 1876 ( MDCCCLXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap year The recipe is a well-kept secret. Until 1965, Hotel Sacher was involved in a long legal battle with the pastry shop Demel, who had also produced a cake called the "Original Sachertorte. Café Demel, or simply Der Demel, is a famous Chocolatier in Vienna, Austria. " Numerous tales have circulated to explain how Demel came by the recipe. The cake at Demel is now called "Demels Sachertorte" and differs from the "Original" in that there is no layer of apricot jam in the middle of the cake, but directly underneath the chocolate cover.
There are various recipes attempting to copy the "Original," and some may be found below. For example, at the cultural event "Graz-Kulturhauptstadt 2003", the "Sacher-Masoch-Torte" was presented (its name alluding to Leopold von Sacher-Masoch), a cake unique in that it uses redcurrant jam and marzipan. Leopold Ritter von Sacher-Masoch ( 27 January, 1836 – 9 March, 1895) was an Austrian writer and journalist who gained renown The Red currant ( Ribes rubrum) is a member of the genus Ribes in the Gooseberry family Grossulariaceae, native to parts of western For the character in the animated internet cartoon see Homestar Runner.
On the children's TV show Sesame Street, the Count calls the Countess "my little Sachertorte". Sesame Street is an American educational Children's television series and a pioneer of the contemporary educational television standard combining
In the video game Star Ocean: Till the End of Time, the player can create a Sachertorte using the item creation system. is the third main game in the Star Ocean Video game series The game was developed by Tri-Ace and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation
In the film Persepolis, Marjane's father tells her to try the dessert while she studies in Vienna. Persepolis is a 2007 animated film based on Marjane Satrapi 's autobiographical Graphic novel of the same name