Definition of Sachertorte in English:

Sachertorte

Line breaks: Sach¦er|torte
Pronunciation: /ˈzaxəˌtɔːtə
 
, ˈzaxɐˌtɔrtə/

noun (plural Sachertorten /-ˌtɔːt(ə)n, -ˌtɔrtn/)

  • A chocolate gateau with apricot jam filling and chocolate icing.
    More example sentences
    • Most of the other desserts were chocolaty things - chocolate mousse, chocolate cake, Sachertorte.
    • Vienna - the city of dreams, waltzes, Sachertorte, gemuetlichkeit, and romance - is centre stage this week as Teatro La Quindicina unveils its first production of 2004, The Vile Governess and Other Psychodramas.
    • The menu for the evening was incredible: champagne, caviar, smoked salmon, pate, Wiener schnitzel and of course, Sachertorte.

Origin

German, from the name of Franz Sacher, the pastry chef who created it, + Torte 'tart, pastry'.

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