Linzertorte, Sissi's favorite pie

It was Sissi's favorite pie. Coming straight from Austria , the jam tart covered with an incredible braided dough. Yum yum!

For 6 persons.


The sweet dough :

  • Mix the softened butter with the icing sugar and the previously sifted cocoa powder.

  • Add the almond powder , mix then finish by adding the fleur de sel and the flour .

  • Rub on the work surface with the palm of your hand until you obtain a homogeneous paste.

  • Flatten slightly, film on contact and refrigerate for 1 hour minimum.

The assembly :

  • Take the dough out of the refrigerator, lightly sprinkle the work surface with a little flour then roll the dough into a disc of about 28 cm.

  • Roll the dough on the rolling pin then roll it out onto the pie ring placed on a baking sheet covered with baking paper.

  • Place it in the circle, taking care to adhere the dough to the circle with your thumbs.

  • Pour the three jars of jam over the pie .

  • Roll out the rest of the dough then cut strips of dough 2 cm wide and long enough to crisscross the entire pie.

  • Bake 25-30 min in an oven preheated to 170 ° C.

  • Take out of the oven and let cool on a rack.


Also discover the original steamed cake recipe from Tookies Gambetta .

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