The Sacher Torte is possibly Austria’s most iconic foods. Funnily enough, this pride of a nation was actually invented by a kitchen apprentice. On a historic day in 1832, Prince Wenzel von Metternich requested of his chef a special dessert to serve a group of important guests. Unfortunately, the chef fell ill. And the task was left to his 16 year old apprentice, Franz Sacher. The rest, as we say, is history!
The cake is still made today according to the original recipe and is enjoyed by visitors throughout Austria.
Sacher to go
But now, thanks to Cafe Sacher, Sacher Torte by the slice is available to go, ready for picnics or a midnight rendez vous with two forks. It’s even perfect to take home as a unique gift from the Alpine nation. The Sacher-to-go is available at Sacher Cafes in Vienna, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Graz. Whole cakes are available online for shipping around the world.
For more information, visit the Sacher Cafe website.
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