Sacher Torte


Icing and filling


  1. Set oven to 175C.
  2. Melt chocolate.
  3. Blanch, peel and grind almonds. Mix with the flour and baking powder.
  4. Blend sugar and butter until white and fluffy.
  5. Add egg yolks, one at a time, to butter-sugar mixture.
  6. Stir in melted chocolate.
  7. Stir in almond mixture.
  8. Whip egg whites to hard foam and fold in.
  9. Pour batter into baking pan lined with baking paper.
  10. Bake for 30-45 minutes.
  11. Let cool. Split in two and spread apricot jam in between.
  12. Melt chocolate and spread over cake. Let cool.
  13. Serve cold with whipped cream.