Hungary is renowned for its fine pastries, some of them borrowed from Austria which, in turn, borrowed from France. In any case, Hungarians have created a delightful repertoire of rich desserts and stories to match.
01 of 05
Raspberry-Cream Roulade Recipe - Malna Piskotatekercs
Roulades are simple sponge cake bases filled with jam, whipped cream or fruit (or all three) and rolled jellyroll fashion. This rich Hungarian raspberry-cream roulade recipe is easier than it sounds, and the sponge cake recipe is one we've had great success with.
02 of 05
Esterhazy Torte Recipe
Scuttlebutt has it this Esterhazy torte recipe was named after 19th-century Prince Esterhazy of Hungary using Austrian techniques. It's a rich dessert, so small slices are perfect. If an all-morning project isn't your thing, try this no-bake.
03 of 05
Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe - Sutemeny Rigo Jancsi
This chocolate mousse cake recipe is named after Rigo Jancsi, a gypsy violinist, who helped create it for the woman he loved!
04 of 05
Hungarian Trifle Recipe - Somloi Galuska
This decadent Hungarian trifle recipe is known as somloi galuska (shom-loh-ee gah-LOOSH-kah), and is made with three different-flavored sponge cakes, pastry cream, raisins, walnuts, chocolate sauce, and whipped cream.Continue to 5 of 5 below.
05 of 05
Plum Dumplings Recipe - Szilvas Gomboc
This plum dumplings recipe is mildly sweet and can be served as a vegetarian or Lenten main course, a side dish, or, dusted with confectioners' sugar, as dessert.