Coffeehouse, Pastry

A Punschkrapfen at the Zauner in Bad Ischl ?

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  • The Punschkrapfen is a famous Austrian pastry made with sponge cake and rum.
  • The recipe, very old, may have been introduced by the Avars in the Middle Ages, by the Turks during the Second Siege of Vienna or a confectioner of the imperial court.
  • The Zauner Café and Cake Shop was founded in 1832.
  • The Zauner Café is located in Bad Ischl, the imperial family’s summer residence.
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