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Austrian Sachertorte

Sachtertorte is a famous cake from Vienna and consists out of chocolate cake, filled with apricot marmalade and covered with a thick layer of chocolate glaze. The original recipe however is secret and is kept in Haus Sacher, but this recipe comes so close that you would almost think it is the original.

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30 min. preparing
1 hour cooking
2 hour waiting
6 - 8 people

What you need to make your austrian sachertorte:


  • 400 g FunCakes Mix for Dark Choco Cake
  • 200 g FunCakes Mix for Chocolate Ganache
  • FunCakes Mini Chocolate Rocks -Dark-
  • 180 g unsalted butter (soft)
  • 105 ml water
  • 4 eggs (approx. 200 g)
  • Pot apricot jam
  • unsalted pistachio nuts (finely chopped)


  • FunCakes Bake Release Spray
  • FunCakes Cake Board Round Ø15cm
  • Wilton Decorator Preferred Spatula Angled
  • Wilton Chrome-Plated Cooling Grid
  • Wilton Cake Leveler
  • Wilton Decorator Preferred® Deep Round Pan Ø 20x7,5cm
  • Glass bowls
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Recipe of Austrian Sachertorte


Preheat the oven to 150°C (convection oven 120°C).


Prepare 400 grams of FunCakes Mix for Dark Choco Cake as indicated on the package. Grease the baking pan using the bake release spray and divide the batter. Bake the cake in the middle of the oven for 50 – 60 minutes. Allow to cool in the baking pan for 10 minutes before pouring it on the cooling grid.


Cut the cake once using a cake leveler. Apply a layer of apricot jam on the first layer and place the second layer on top.


Prepare 200 grams of FunCakes Mix for Chocolate Ganache as indicated on the package. Place the cake on the cake board. Place the cooling grid on the baking tray, place the bowl on the cooling grid and place the cake on top. Pour the ganache over the cake and make sure the ganache glides over the edge. You can ensure this by using the spatula. Let the ganache drain and scrape the bottom edge of the cake with a spatula to get rid of any leftovers.


Lift the cake gently and push some chocolate rocks along the egde of the cake. Sprinkle the chopped pistachio nuts in a circle on top and let the cake stiffen in the frigde.

Just a little while before you can enjoy your cakes. Don't forget to share your creation: #funcakesbyme

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