Recipe by ALMA-LOU
"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 (18.25 ounce) package
chocolate cake mix
1 (16 ounce) package
dark chocolate frosting
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 down the side of the genoise and buttercream filling with either apricot or raspberry jam. Try again!
My Grossmutti is turning over in her grave
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 out with boxed cake!
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 water in the mix, use half and half or buttermilk. This makes the cake more moist and flavorful. Add a little Grand marnier for a special treat.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Easy Sacher Torte
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 122
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