Sacher -Torte is a chocolate cake, or torte of Austrian origin, invented by Franz Sacher, supposedly in 1832 for Prince Metternich in Vienna. It is one of the most famous Viennese culinary specialties.
130 g of dark couverture chocolate (min. 55% cocoa content)
1 Vanilla Pod
150 g softened butter
100g Icing sugar
100 g Castor sugar
140 g Plain wheat flour
Fat and flour for springform
200 g apricot jam
200 g castor sugar
150 g dark couverture chocolate (min. 55% cocoa content)
Unsweetend whipped cream to garnish
Melt couverture over boiling water. Let cool slightly.