Traditional Viennese Desserts: Strudel and Pancake

Traditional Viennese Desserts: Strudel and Pancake

The most popular desserts which you must try is the Kaiserschmarrn (Pancake) which is fluffy, and slightly roasted, and served with applesauce or the stewed plum. The word 'Kaiser' means 'Emperor'. This light caramelized pancake are made from a sweet batter (of flour, sugar, eggs, milk, butter salt). The secret is probably separating the egg whites from the yolk. Then beating it until stiff for flour to be added next. As for the yolks, it is mixed with sugar, sometimes nuts, cherries, plum... [ read more ]