A Conversation for Vienna 1880 - 3 The coffee house

Bundt Cake!

Post 1

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Post Editor

Wow, I never knew what Gugelhupfen was - it's a bundt cake! smiley - biggrin

And smiley - cool that we're going to be in a cafe. Nothing says Vienna like a cafe. I hope famous people will show up...smiley - winkeye

Did you ever see the movie 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding'? Where the mother-in-law brings the Greeks a bundt cake and they totally don't know what to do with it? They put a flower in a pot in the middle. Which is a very Greek thing to do.


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Elektragheorgheni -Please read 'The Post'

I am really enjoying this Tav.


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Post 3

Tavaron da Quirm - Arts Editor

smiley - cool I didn't know it's called bundt cake in English!

I saw the film but didn't remember that scene. smiley - laugh
Obviously Gugelhupf was a very important thing in cafès, especially during the Biedermaier (so 2st half of the 19th C.) if I remember correctly. Molds of the shape exist since the romans and basically only the ingredients changed depending on how rich you were.


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Post Editor

smiley - wow A venerable recipe, then!


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Post 5

paulh, hiding under my bed

I have fond memories of the day or two that I spent in Vienna.

I loved the Central cafe (was it really there as far back as 1880? smiley - wow).



Bundt cake is delicious with coffee. smiley - ok


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Post 6

Tavaron da Quirm - Arts Editor

I checked again.. the Café Central was founded in 1868. One of the oldest (or probably the oldest) that still exists is obviously from 1827.


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Post 7

Caiman raptor elk - Escaping the Array

We call that a "tulband" (turban) cake. My grandmother used to make these a lot. With raisins an rum included.


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Post 8

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Post Editor

Cool name! smiley - biggrin


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Post 9

paulh, hiding under my bed

My sister has made delicious bundt cakes form time to time.


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