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Catholic Recipe: Icing for Sacher Torte


  • 3 ounces bitter chocolate
  • 2 ounces sweet chocolate
  • 3 ounces butter
  • 1/3 cup cream
  • 1/2 box sifted confectioner's sugar


Serves: 6-8

Prep Time: 15 minutes

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Cost: $$$$

For Ages:15+

Origin: Austria, Germany


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Also Called: Icing for Sachertorte

This chocolate icing accompanies the Sacher Torte, a cake suitable for birthdays or namedays.


In upper part of double boiler melt 3 oz. bitter chocolate, 2 oz. sweet chocolate, 3 oz. butter. Add 1/3 cup of cream. Stir. Remove from heat. Add 1/2 box sifted confectioner's sugar. Pour icing on the torte and spread around sides with spatula.

Recipe Source: Around the Year with the Trapp Family by Maria Augusta Trapp, Pantheon Books Inc., New York, New York, 1955