Zuger Kirschtorte

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Even Hollywood stars, high-ranking politicians and church leaders love the cherry liquour cake "Zuger Kirschtorte". Find out exciting facts about Switzerland's sweet culinary heritage.

Eine Kirschtorte wird mit Zucker bestreut.

Just the thought of a Zuger Kirschtorte makes your mouth water. The inventor of the cake, confectioner Heiri Höhn, has won countless awards and gold medals for his culinary masterpiece. Hollywood celebrities Audrey Hepburn and Charlie Chaplin, General Henri Guisan and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill are among the fans of Zuger Kirschtorte, to name but a few. Even Pope Francis regularly orders Zuger Kirschtorten to Rome.

Taste the sweet traditional pastries in Zug's confectioneries.

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