Sacher torte


Sa·​cher torte ˈsä-kər- How to pronounce Sacher torte (audio)
: a rich chocolate torte with an apricot jam filling

Examples of Sacher torte in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Save room for desserts like the peach and raspberry charlotte, a traditional Sacher torte, and the Salzburger soufflé, which is shaped into quenelles to represent mountains. Devorah Lev-Tov, Travel + Leisure, 23 Feb. 2023 An eight-course German Christmas tasting menu, including dishes such as dry-aged duck, potato dumplings, red cabbage and Sacher torte, will take place Dec. 9 and 10 at EsterEv in the Third Ward. Elaine Rewolinski, Journal Sentinel, 28 Nov. 2022 The classic Sacher torte and apple strudel are highlights, but more inventive options also shine. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 16 Sep. 2022

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Word History


German Sachertorte, from Sacher (name of a family of 19th and 20th century Austrian restaurant proprietors) + German Torte torte

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Sacher torte was in 1906

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“Sacher torte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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