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Sachertorte

[Photograph: Ellen Silverman]

With its layers of deeply chocolaty cake spiked with cinnamon and rum and a bright stripe of apricot jam running through the center, the Sachertorte is the most widely recognized Viennese pastry for good reason; this elegant cake is decadent and absolutely delicious.

Reprinted with permission from Neue Cuisine by Kurt Gutenbrunner. Copyright © 2011. Published by Rizzoli. Available wherever books are sold. All rights reserved.

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