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Hilary Merzbacher

Hilary is a former New York City food editor who recently made the leap across the pond to join her winemaker husband in Vienna, Austria. When she's not busy working at the family winery, you’ll find her in the kitchen, trying to master yet another classic Austrian recipe. 
{Kaiserschmarren} Austrian Rum-Raisin Shredded Pancake Recipe
Recipes
Hilary Merzbacher

{Kaiserschmarren} Austrian Rum-Raisin Shredded Pancake Recipe

When it comes to Austrian sweets, you probably think of strudel-wrapped pastries, marzipan confections, or the iconic Sachertorte. But when I moved to Vienna, these weren’t exactly the treats I craved. To ease my transition into my new life abroad, and to counteract the incredibly chilly and gray weather, I wanted something warm, unfussy, and most of all, comforting. It turns out that Kaiserschmarren essentially is a fluffy, shredded pancake was just the ticket.

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{Sachertorte} Classic Austrian Chocolate Apricot Cake Recipe
Recipes
Hilary Merzbacher

{Sachertorte} Classic Austrian Chocolate Apricot Cake Recipe

The chocolate on chocolate cake that is sachertorte is to Austria what apple pie is to America. Essentially, an edible national treasure, so we decided it was about time to perfect the recipe, and here is the perfect {Sachertorte} Classic Austrian Chocolate Apricot Cake recipe!

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