Admont Abbey Oldest cake recipe

Oldest cake recipe in the world

The oldest surviving recipe for a "Linzer Torte" dates back to the 17th century, making it the oldest known cake recipe in the world.

Do you know the oldest cake recipe in the world, dating back to 1653?

 

Friday, 11 December 2020

The oldest surviving recipe for a "Linzer torte" dates back to the 17th century, making it the oldest known cake recipe in the world. Four recipes, all of which have the name Linz in the title, can be found in the cookery book of Countess Anna Margarita Sagramosa (Verona) from 1653, which is now kept as Codex 35/31 in the largest monastery library in the world, the Benedictine Abbey of Admont.

By the way: ORF Styria will report on this on 19 December 2020.

 

Admont Abbey Oldest cake recipe
Admont Abbey Oldest cake recipe
Admont Abbey Oldest cake recipe