About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide
About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide
About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide

Vienna Cuisine

Austrian Recipes: Sachertorte
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  • 300 grams bread flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 30 ml vegetable oil
  • 0,2 l water (lukewarm)
  • 2 kg apples (Golden Delicious)
  • 150 grams granulated sugar
  • 30ml dark rum
  • 150 grams raisins
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 lemons (juice and peel)
Buttered breadcrumbs
  • 300 grams butter (unsalted)
  • 300 grams bread crumbs

Knead flour, salt, oil and water into a medium-firm dough. Divide into 3 small round loaves, brush each loaf with melted butter and let sit for 1 hour.

Peel, core and slice apples. Mix in granulated sugar, raisins, grated lemon peel, lemon juice, rum, cinnamon.

Roast butter and bread crumbs.

Roll the dough loaves with a rolling pin, then stretch rolled dough on a strudel sheet with the backs of your hands.
Coat 2/3 of dough sheet with buttered breadcrumbs, spread apple filling over remaining 1/3 of dough.
Tear off edges, shape strudel into roll by lifting strudel sheet.
Place strudel on a buttered baking sheet and brush with melted butter.
Bake strudel for 60 to 90 minutes in a 400 degrees F to 425 degrees F (200 to 220 degrees Celsius) oven.