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The Café Demel and the Hotel Sacher argued for a long time about the legal name of the Sachertorte. An agreement was only reached after seven years: The “Original Sacher-Torte” was reserved for the Hotel Sacher, while Demel decorated his cake with a triangular seal with the inscription “Eduard Sacher-Torte”. In the meantime, the latter, popularly known after 1963 as “Echte Sacher-Torte”, bears the name “Demel’s Sachertorte”.

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