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Mohr im Hemd im Kaffeehaus
Mohr im Hemd, served in a Viennese coffee house

Mohr im Hemd is an Austrian confectionery. Mainly it consists of chocolate, crumbs of bread, sugar, yolk, almonds and red wine. It is shaped like a small gugelhupf. Similar to the English Christmas pudding the Mohr im Hemd is cooked in water. Afterwards it is covered in hot chocolate and decorated with whipped cream. Sometimes the Mohr is served along with ice cream and thus gets called Eismohr im Hemd. A Mohr im Hemd can be savoured in Austrian coffee houses as well as restaurants. Sometimes you can get a Mohr in a Bavarian confectionery shop as well.

The term Mohr is an outdated German term for people with dark skin. Im Hemd (literally: "in a shirt") refers to the (white) cream covering the chocolate cake

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