The bakers at this café use the traditional recipe for apple strudel that was loved by the Habsburg family. Today, the professional pastry chefs invite visitors into the kitchen for entertaining tutorials on how to make this famous dessert at home!
The technique of rolling apple strudel has been perfected throughout the centuries, and at Café Residenz, you can see how it’s made by the pros. The original bakers at this café served the royal family at Schönbrunn Palace, and the same mouthwatering recipe enjoyed by the Habsburgs is still used today. Guests are invited to reserve a spot in the pastry kitchen to view an impressive apple strudel demonstration, which takes place every hour.
Watch an expert roll and toss strudel dough, and learn a few secrets to achieve a crust that is thin and flaky. Learn how to fill your strudel with tart apples, crumbs, & rum soaked raisins, and discover how to properly roll it up. After your crash-course in strudel-making is complete, the chef provides you with your very own copy of the recipe! Don’t worry if you can’t wait for a piece of strudel until you get home to make your own. Just have a seat in the café and enjoy a freshly baked golden slice served in a warm vanilla sauce.