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Sun, 25 Apr


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Karen's Sachertorte

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Karen's Sachertorte
Karen's Sachertorte

Time & Location

25 Apr 2021, 17:00 BST

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About the Event

Join the brilliant Karen Wright (GBBO Star, series 9) live from Wakefield, UK as she guides you through her recipe for the Sachertorte, Austria's most famous and revered cake. A dark, rich chocolate cake filled with apricot jam, it actually improves with keeping a day or two and is fabulous served with freshly whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. The original recipe is a closely guarded secret but we think Karen's version comes very close.


Electric Hand mixer, 

3 large heatproof mixing bowls, 

smaller mixing bowls, 

small saucepan, 

medium saucepan, 


silicone spatulas/mixing spoons, 

pastry brush, 

small piping bags, 

offset spatula, 

large sharp serrated knife, 

cooling racks, 


greaseproof paper, 

2 x greased and lined loose bottomed cake tins 20cm.

An empty shelf in the fridge is required



5 eggs SEPARATED at room temperature

75g caster sugar

150g soft butter

75g icing sugar (sifted)

130g plain flour (sifted)

20g Cocoa (sifted)

1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda

150 g plain chocolate

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 Tbs instant coffee dissolved in a little hot water

Apricot Jam

200 g apricots, stoned and finely chopped

200g caster sugar

Juice half a lemon


200g double (Heavy) cream

200g dark chocolate, chopped (about 55%)

20g butter


100g dark chocolate

We’ll start off the class with an introductory welcome and some background from Karen's time on TV, before we ask you to put on your aprons and bake along as you watch Karen demonstrate all the skills required to make these delicious treats.

Our class will take around 2 hours as we bake our little masterpieces, before you can tuck into the fruits of your labour all whilst hearing fantastic memories and stories from Karen. Tickets are priced at £35 for individuals and £50 for groups of two or more that will join from the same household. Places are non-refundable and cannot be cancelled or altered after purchase. 

All classes are subject to a minimum number of six attendees signing up. If the minimum number is not met, we will inform those who have purchased a place no later than 48 hours before the class, and will arrange a full refund.

Upon booking, all guests will be emailed a link to the class with a full breakdown of ingredients and equipment as well as the method one week before their class. Please do check junk email just in case you don't spot it arrive!


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