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16 Austrian Snacks The Rest Of The World Urgently Needs

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1. Kasnockn

Ever heard of Spätzle? No? Oh wow you are in for a treat! Spätzle are a very special kind of noodles. And Kasnockn are a very special kind of Spätzle. Panfried with cheese and onions. The best hangover food in the world. Trust me.
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Ever heard of Spätzle? No? Oh wow you are in for a treat! Spätzle are a very special kind of noodles. And Kasnockn are a very special kind of Spätzle. Panfried with cheese and onions. The best hangover food in the world. Trust me.

2. Käsekrainer

Cheese! In a sausage! No more words needed.
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Cheese! In a sausage! No more words needed.

3. Kaiser-G’spritzter

You'd probably just call it a spritzer, but it's so much better than that. G'spritzter is white wine and sparkling mineral water. To get Kaiser-G'spritzter you just have to add some elderflower syrup. The perfect summer drink.
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You'd probably just call it a spritzer, but it's so much better than that. G'spritzter is white wine and sparkling mineral water. To get Kaiser-G'spritzter you just have to add some elderflower syrup. The perfect summer drink.

4. Kaiserschmarr'n

Kaiserschmarr'n is extra fluffy and shredded pancake. Feel free to add caramelized raisins and/or your favorite jam but the powdered sugar on top is a must.
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Kaiserschmarr'n is extra fluffy and shredded pancake. Feel free to add caramelized raisins and/or your favorite jam but the powdered sugar on top is a must.

5. Wiener Schnitzel

Vienna (Wien) is Schnitzel and Schnitzel is Vienna. A giant thin piece of veal served with either potatoes with parsley or potato salad.
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Vienna (Wien) is Schnitzel and Schnitzel is Vienna. A giant thin piece of veal served with either potatoes with parsley or potato salad.

6. Bosna

Bosna is the perfect drunk food. Grilled white bread stuffed with one or two sausages, onions and a spicy sauce based on mustard.
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Bosna is the perfect drunk food. Grilled white bread stuffed with one or two sausages, onions and a spicy sauce based on mustard.

7. Gösser Radler

One of the weirdest quirks of Austria (and Germany) is mixing beer with sweet stuff. But once you tried Gösser's "Radler" you know exactly why it makes so much sense. Imagine sitting outside on a sunny afternoon and enjoying the freshness of beer and lemonade.
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One of the weirdest quirks of Austria (and Germany) is mixing beer with sweet stuff. But once you tried Gösser's "Radler" you know exactly why it makes so much sense. Imagine sitting outside on a sunny afternoon and enjoying the freshness of beer and lemonade.

8. Manner Wafers

Vienna's finest. Don't open a package unless you are prepared to eat the whole thing. Because that's what you will do.
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Vienna's finest. Don't open a package unless you are prepared to eat the whole thing. Because that's what you will do.

9. Topfenpalatschinken

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Ok, Topfenpalatschinken is basically a pancake casserole served with a vanilla based sauce. Perfect for dessert or even better as main dish. 😍

10. Wiener Melange

The official description of Wiener Melange is "one espresso shot served in a large coffee cup topped with steamed milk and milk foam". But let's just call it a vienesse Flat White.
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The official description of Wiener Melange is "one espresso shot served in a large coffee cup topped with steamed milk and milk foam". But let's just call it a vienesse Flat White.

11. Marillenknödel

Dumplings filled with apricots. (Marillen is the Austrian term for apricots) Preferably served with powdered sugar and hot butter.
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Dumplings filled with apricots. (Marillen is the Austrian term for apricots) Preferably served with powdered sugar and hot butter.

12. Sacher Cake

Talking about Austrian food means talking about Sacher Torte. Dear Americans, forget German Chocolate Cake and embrace the pure perfection of super dense chocolate cake with thin layers of apricot jam!
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Talking about Austrian food means talking about Sacher Torte. Dear Americans, forget German Chocolate Cake and embrace the pure perfection of super dense chocolate cake with thin layers of apricot jam!

13. Austrian biscuits

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If you learn one thing from this post, it should be that Austrians know their baking. Austrian Cookies come in so many tastes and shapes. The little guys with the hearts are called "Linzer biscuits". They have a redcurrant jam filling and are based on one of Austria's most famous cakes, the Linzer Torte.

14. Zotter Chocolate

The one chocolate to rule them all. Zotter is chocolate for grown ups. But in the best possible way. There are so many flavors. More than 400 to be precise.

15. Salzburger Nockerl

Sweet soufflé in the shape of the snowy hillsides surrounding the city of Salzburg.
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Sweet soufflé in the shape of the snowy hillsides surrounding the city of Salzburg.

16. Almdudler

Say what you want Almdudler is the Austrian Coke. A sweet carbonated beverage made of herbal extracts. It complements savory as well as sweet food. And it get's even better when you mix it with beer as a Radler or with white wine as G'spritzter.
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Say what you want Almdudler is the Austrian Coke. A sweet carbonated beverage made of herbal extracts. It complements savory as well as sweet food. And it get's even better when you mix it with beer as a Radler or with white wine as G'spritzter.