National Geographic : 1951 Jun
© National Geographic Society + Vienna Pastry Cook Sculptures Edible Masterpieces Tasty little boys and girls hold sugar candles on the cake mold. Gingerbread devils go to "bad" boys on St. Nicholas's Day. Chessboard and pieces are almond flavored. Tall tiered cake was baked on a spit, the chef adding batter as it revolved. 76S Kodaehlroiis by Volkmar Wentzel " Viennese, Yielding to Temptation, Forget Svelte Figures A traditional midafternoon snack is Jause (coffee and rich pastries). The latter are called Mehlspeisen (flour dishes). Anyone especially fond of them is a Zuckergoscherl (sugar mouth). Many visitors to Vienna soon find themselves in that category.