Tue Dec 5th

National Sacher Torte Day

National Sacher Torte Day on December 5th is a perfect day for you if you like chocolate and cake. This dessert is a delectable torte due to the layered ingredients.

Sacher Torte, also known as Sachertorte, is a special form of chocolate cake. Franz Sacher, an Austrian, invented it in 1832. Vienna considers the Sachertorte one of Vienna's most popular culinary specialties.

When Prince Wenzel Von Metternich ordered a special dessert from the kitchen for his guests at the age of 16, Franz Sacher was only an apprentice to the chef. Sacher stepped in for his mastery and created the Sacher Torte, which is internationally recognized as the Sacher Torte.

Eduard Eduardo's son, Eduard, went on to create this decadent dessert. He created the Sacher Torte by layering apricot jam between a rich, chocolate sponge cake and topped it with a layer of chocolate icing.

The original recipe is a mystery today and is exclusively served by the Sacher Hotels in Vienna and Salzburg.

Cake vs torte

Cakes and tortes are very similar. Tortes, in fact, are a form of cake. It is the elements that make a torte. A torte's ingredients make an angel food cake bake up light and tall, with a thicker base and a tighter crumb. In addition, tortes, they tend to be layered crosswise with ganache, frosting, or fruit. Tortes use very little flour and instead use ground nuts or breadcrumbs.

There are several tortes to make. Some tortes have only a few layers. However, some layers of thin, beautiful layers full of rich flavor.

How to celebrate #nationalsachertorteday on a teday

To make this delectable torte, you'll need to add a generous dollop of fresh whipped cream to it. Were Brew a new pot of coffee, too. This rich cake needs a hot beverage to complement it.

Is there a version of this specialty cake in your house? Please share it with us by using the hashtag #NationalSacherTorteDay to post on social media.

Sachertorte FAQ

Q. What's a torte?

A. A torte is a form of cake that incorporates layered ingredients. The cake used to make a torte is a denser, sturdier cake. Recipes call for very little to no flour.

Q. When was the Sacher Hotel established?

Eduard, Eduard Sacher's uncle, opened the Sacher Hotel in 1876, according to A. Franz Sacher's son, Eduard.