Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

This is the version of the famed Austro-Hungarian cake (spelled with a K in Vienna) that I have enjoyed in Trieste and Gorizia.


  • 5 large eggs, separated
  • ¾ to 1 cup/180 to 200 g sugar (according to your preference)


Preheat the oven to 350°F/180°C. Butter and flour an 8- to 9-inch/20- to 23-cm kugelhopf form or Bundt pan.

Beat the egg whites until stiff; gradually add one-third of the sugar and mix until they are fluffy and rise to a peak.

In a separate bowl, combine the egg yolks,