Ischl Tartlets

Ischler Törtchen

Preparation info
  • Makes


    large cookies
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Cafes of Vienna, Budapest, and Prague

By Rick Rodgers

Published 2002

  • About

Bad Ischl in Upper Austria was the favorite summer spot of Franz Josef, and therefore of the entire blue-blooded population of Vienna. (One of the best bakeries in the world, Zauner, is located in Bad Ischl, and there’s nothing like having an emperor as your best customer to ensure quality control.) These large, crisp sandwich cookies, filled with preserves and glazed with chocolate, became popular with vacationers, who took them back home and thereby spread their popularity. The tartlets a