National Sacher Torte Day is an annual feast celebrated on December 5th. Cake enthusiasts preferably chocolate cake lovers would have found out about this celebration Day. Yes, this is a holiday for food lovers. Sacher Torte is a special type of chocolate cake, and a celebration is indeed required as it has two long century of history. Forget your diet and start licking the chocolate and slowly bite the Sacher Torte. National Sacher Torte Day wouldn’t be completed without tasting this delicious, soft, rich, creamy chocolate Sacher Torte cake.
“Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.” – Audrey Hepburn
History of National Sacher Torte Day
The history, origin, and founder of National Sacher Torte Day are unknown. But Sacher Torte has a long tradition. It is a special type of chocolate cake or torte. It was invented by Chef Austrian Franz Sacher in the year 1832 for Prince Wenzel von Metternich in Vienna, Austria. He is one of the most famous Viennese culinary specialties. Franz Sacher was only an apprentice who prepared the cake instead of his head chef who had fallen ill. Prince Wenzel Von Metternich ordered a special dessert from the kitchen for his guests, and Franz Sacher had prepared the cake.
Sacher had created what is known worldwide as the Sacher Torte now. The cake is created with a chocolate sponge cake with apricot jam between layers of the cake and topped with a layer of dark chocolate icing. It is typically served with unsweetened whipped cream. The original recipe is a secret preserved today and is served exclusively by the Sacher Hotels in Vienna and Salzburg.
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How to Celebrate the day
Celebrating the National Sacher Torte Day is very simple. Take a slice of Sacher Torte or cake to enjoy this Day. You can prepare your own Sacher Torte to celebrate the Day. Take your children to the cake shop and treat them with Sacher Torte with unsweetened whipped cream. Share your Sacher Torte Day celebrations on social media using the hashtag #SacherTorteDay.
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