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Sacher torte



10 slice(s)


  • 150 grams dark chocolate, I used 70%
  • 1 tablespoons watercess leaves
  • 150 grams unsalted butter, softened
  • 110 grams caster sugar
  • 3 egg, separated
  • 150 grams plain flour
  • 2 level tablespoons caster sugar, extra
  • 320 grams apricot jam


  • 125 grams dark chocolate, 70%
  • 125 grams unsalted butter

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to moderate (180 degrees C/160 degrees C fan forced). Grease deep 22cm round cak pan, line base with baking paper.

    2. Make icing first and set aside.

    Break up chocolate, add to bowlClosed lid with butter & grate 10 sec/sp10. Scrape down the sides and melt 3 mins/50 degrees/sp 2
  2. 2b scrap out into another bowl and cool to room temerature until spreadable, stirring accoasinally; this can take up to 2 hours.

    Clean and dry bowl.
  3. Torte
  4. Insert butterfly, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form 2 min/sp 4. Add the 2 tablespoons of extra sugar in and mix 10 sec/sp 2. Scrape out into a second clean bowl (separate to the icing).
  5. break up the chocolate & grate 10 sec/ sp10. Add water & melt 3 mins/50 degrees/sp 2. Scrape out into a 3rd bowl to cool to room temp.
  6. Beat butter & sugar 10 sec/sp4 with blades on sp3, add in egg yolks one at a time
  7. add back in chocolate mixture plus flour. Mix 25 sec/sp3
  8. add back egg whites & mix 15 sec/sp2
  9. Spread into pan. Bake for 30 mins. Stand 5 mins, turn onto wire rack to cool, leave cake upside down.
  10. split cold cake in half, place one half, cut-side up, on serving plate. Spread half of the jam over cake half. Top with remaining cak half, cut side down; brush cake all over with remaining jam. Spread top and side of cake with icing, set at room temperature

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