Austrian Desserts

Known worldwide for delicate, show-stopping cakes, Austria makes art of the dessert. Now you can bring Viennese flair to your table with easy versions of Austrian dessert classics.

Ruby Linzer Bars

Better Homes and Gardens

The linzertorte is one of Austria's most famous desserts, and in this easy bar form it still consists of a layer of preserves or jam spread over the top of a ground nut and pastry base.

Austrian Linzer Torte

Better Homes and Gardens

Created in a small Austrian town, this cinnamon-spiced raspberry jam dessert has justifiably become a worldwide classic.

Strudel Sticks

Better Homes and Gardens

Light puff pastry dough, rolled around cream cheese filling and sprinkled with nuts and sugar, are a light dessert or a sweet breakfast treat.

Fresh Raspberry-Mousse Almond Crumb Cake


A cream cheese and raspberry jam layer sits between the cake and the crumb topping in this simple but beautiful dessert.

Raspberry-Fig Linzer Cookies

Diabetic Living

Linzer torte, made with a nut crust and filled with raspberry jam, is a favorite treat in Austria. This is a low-calorie, lower-fat version of that classic dessert.

Linzer Pinwheels

Better Homes and Gardens
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