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Easy Sacher Torte

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"Those of us familiar with the famous Viennese Sacher Torte can now make an easy facsimile. Maybe not as rich, but just as tasty!"
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1 h servings 369
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 2 layer 9 inch round cake)


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  1. Bake cake in two 9 inch pans according to directions. Cool to room temperature.
  2. Place one layer of cake onto a serving plate, brush liberally with rum. Spread apricot jam over the top to 1/2 inch from the edge. Place the second layer on top. Brush with remaining rum. Frost the sides first, then the top with the prepared icing. Clean the edge of the plate with a dry towel.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 369 calories; 13.5 60.1 3 0 429 Full nutrition

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You can't make a real SacherTorte with boxed cake and boxed icing and some jam! Real SacherTorte is dense and moist, but NOT sweet. The "frosting" is more of a chocolate glaze which drizzles d...

This recipe gets barely 3 stars. It's not a SACHERTORTE, not even close. It's a boxed cake with rum and apricot added to it. Disappointing to say the least. I should have known when it started o...

This is an excellent recipe. An authentic sacher torte is apricot, but I have found that orange marmalade is a super substitute. The chocolate cake I made was altered a bit...instead of using wa...