Easy Sacher Torte

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"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 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 369 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 60.1g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 429 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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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.


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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 do...

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...

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