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  • Today you can still support us with your vote. We are again nominated as best hotel. Please share, like and support us! Thank you ❣️Link in bio! #theguesthousevienna
  • From November 2nd at midnight, we have to close our “Guesthouse Vienna” as well as our “Brasserie & Bakery”.  We hope that the time of the shutdown will remain short and we have the opportunity to reopen very soon.  In the meantime, please stay at home and safe so we can eat, drink and have a good time together.  We are looking forward to when we can start again. Your team of the “Guesthouse Vienna”!  #theguesthousevienna This beautiful picture was taken by @patrese
  • Be happy at THE GUESTHOUSE VIENNA: Experience a happy autumn in Vienna and be spoilt by our staff. Enjoy the delicious breakfast or the fancy dinner in our „Brasserie & Bakery“. Find more information about our packages in bio. Thanks for the lovely picture by @the.stefans #hotelhappyplace #happyplacevienna @viennatouristboard
  • Sir Terence Conran.. the man with whom we were allowed to design The Guesthouse Vienna. A great man, a great personality, a great designer, who made the world more beautiful. REST IN PEACE - you will always be part of our hearts and the hotel’s soul. You definitely made the world look better! He had the very simple belief that good design improves the quality of people‘s lives. And he is right!
  • 🍸 WEEKEND MOOD 🍸  „Nothing gets us on our way better than a break“ - Elizabeth Barrett Browning  For this reason we cordially invite you to join us again this weekend. Unwind with our all-day breakfast with friends or with a cozy family dinner. Pro tip: It is also good to enjoy some „me-time“ from time to time. Let your mind wander with a good cocktail in our beautiful garden... (p.s. the view to the marvelous State Opera and to the Albertina museum is included ☀️)
  • „No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich.“ HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DOG DAY 🐶 from us and Pino, our dog-manager on duty, to you and your furry friends!
  • MOULES FRITES - from now on we are offering this special on our new brasserie menu. Try them in our wonderful garden or in our restaurant - they are absolutely delicious! 🍽 #moulesfrites #food #foodie #yummy #delicious #foodphotography #instagood #lunch #dinner #foodstagram #tasty #foodlover #homemade #foodgasm
  • Proud to be nominated as best hotel by @falstaff.travel. Please support us by giving us your vote! Find Link in bio #theguesthousevienna
  • We are happy to present you „THE GUESTHOUSEWINDOW“ We provide the in- and outside space of our restaurant window to Austrian artists and designers. We started the cooperation with „dress a bulb” by GOODGOODS, a wonderful design collective that designs products for life and home with social attention. All items are produced in integrative workshops. Stop by @the_guesthouse_vienna to learn more about it. @goodgoods.socialdesign #theguesthousevienna
  • Styrian actor Michael Ostrowski used our Hotel as a base for his vacation in Vienna. To follow the not to serious path he has taken through the city, we have put his tour in a new blogpost. Check out the link in bio. #theguesthousevienna
  • There is always room for desert... Finally early summer has arrived and our pastry chef created new, delicious sweets. There are also very tasty gluten-free treats for you. 😋  Strawberries, blackberries, rhubarb, blueberries... Tell us, what is your favorite summer fruit? #theguesthousevienna
  • Tomorrow at 6.30 a.m. we will reopen the doors of our “Brasserie&Bakery” again. And man, how are we looking forward to it! So come on in! Join us for a great time, wonderful food, chilled drinks and spoilt service. 😁#theguesthousevienna
  • We have a new post online about the soul and music of our restaurant “Brasserie & Bakery”. Find the link in bio and stream our wonderful songs at home #theguesthousevienna
  • 😢 BRASSERIE & BAKERY TEMPORARILY CLOSED 😢  Like so many around, we have closed our restaurant “Brasserie & Bakery”! We have informed our staff about the upcoming week(s), we’ve donated all remaining food to the charity “Wiener Gruft” and closed the doors to our lovely restaurant to protect ourselves as well as our guests.  The Guesthouse Team and family always sticks together when times get tough, so be assured, NO member of staff WILL BE DISMISSED from their jobs.  Here on Instagram we will keep you updated with the latest news and info, and share stories about our restaurant, the hotel as well as our staff. And of course, we will also tell you when we’re coming back! We are really looking forward to your visits again once life gets back on track. But until then, stay at home, stay healthy and keep your spirits up. Spend your time playing board games, make yourself laugh with a round of charades and read good books. Learn a language or declutter your home. Talk to each other – and above all be nice and generous.  And remember – we’re all in this together! #staythefuckhome #theguesthousevienna
  • Our hotel restaurant manager was selected for best service in Austria. Find all of his insider tips on our new blog post. Link in bio. #theguesthousevienna
  • Me-time in our wonderful marble bathrooms with amenities from organic manufacturer “Wolfgang Lederhaas” 🛁 #theguesthousevienna
  • YOU are always welcome! 🧳 #theguesthousevienna

Oldie but Goldie - der Wiener Gugelhupf

29. März 2017

Jeder kennt ihn, jeder mag ihn! Der Wiener Gugelhupf gilt als wahrer Klassiker, wenn nicht sogar als die Spitze der Evolution unter den Wiener Mehlspeisen – und von denen gibt es ja bekanntlich recht viele. Auch in Zeiten von Brownies & Cupcakes ist der Klassiker bei allen Generationen beliebt. So wie im The Guesthouse Vienna wo sich Enkerl und Großeltern dafür gleichermaßen die Nasen an der Süßigkeiten Vitrine plattdrücken.

Wie kam der Gugelhupf auf den Wiener Frühstückstisch?

Funde von Backformen bezeugen eindeutig, dass bereits die Römer vor 2.000 Jahren Gugelhupf gebacken haben. Während dem Biedermeier hat sich der heutige Kultkuchen in den bürgerlichen Haushalten Wiens einen Namen gemacht. Auf den Wiener Frühstückstisch gebracht hat ihn dann allerdings erst Kaiser Franz Joseph – der Legende nach hat ihm der Gugelhupf in der Bad Ischler Residenz von Burgtheaterschauspielerin Katharina Schratt am besten gemundet. Ob das nun an den Gefühlen die beide für einander gehegt haben sollen lag oder nicht, bleibt offen. Aber Liebe geht ja bekanntlich durch den Magen, nicht?

Backe, backe Kuchen...

Was hat der Gugelhupf mit einem Irrenhaus zu tun?

Es ist natürlich nicht so, dass man in der Klapsmühle täglich Gugelhupf zu essen bekommt oder man nach dem Verzehr von einem Stück gar in solch eine eingewiesen wird. Dennoch gibt es eine Gemeinsamkeit. Womit wir wieder bei der Form wären:

1784 wurde der Narrenturm in Wien als weltweit erste Psychiatrische Klinik gebaut. Von dessen Rundform kommt die in Wien übliche umgangssprachliche Bezeichnung Gugelhupf für Irrenhäuser.

„Wonn die mi dawisch’n sperrn’s mi no in Gugelhupf!“

Langweilig? Niemals…

Gugelhupf nennen dürfen sich nur jene Kuchen die in einem Formgefäß mit innen gerundeten Rillen gebacken werden. Von außen gleicht somit ein Gugelhupf dem anderen aber bei den Zutaten ist der Phantasie des Koches keine Grenzen gesetzt. Besonders beliebt und bekannt ist der Marmorgugelhupf oder Variationen mit Nüssen und Rosinen.

Es gibt unendlich viele Variationen des Mehlspeisen Klassikers

3 Tipps für den perfekten Gugelhupf von unserer Bäckerin Andrea

In unserer Bakery ist der Gugelhupf sowohl bei Gästen aus dem Ausland als auch bei den Wienerinnen und Wienern sehr beliebt. Alleine die Aussprache des urtypischen Wiener Wortes bringt viele Touristen bei der Bestellung schon zum Lachen.

Aber wie gelingt der perfekte Gugelhupf und was sollte man bei der Zubereitung beachten? Wir haben bei unserer Bäckerin Andrea nachgefragt:

🍰 Ei immer getrennt aufschlagen (Dotter & Eiweiß)- dann braucht man kein Backpulver

🍰 Den Gugelhupf sofort stürzen, wenn er fertig ist sonst wird er sehr schnell speckig

🍰 Für eine Variation wie z.B Mohngugelhupf einfach 2/3 der Mehlmenge mit Mohn ersetzen

Andrea ist unsere Expertin für den perfekten Gugelhupf

Never change a winning team - Gugelhupf & Kaffee

Wer das Backen trotzdem lieber den Profis überlässt, kommt einfach in die Brasserie & Bakery um sich von uns verwöhnen zu lassen. Und keine Sorge – ein Stück frischen Gugelhupf haben wir immer auf Lager und der schmeckt gemeinsam mit einer guten Tasse Kaffee von unserer hauseigenen Röstung von Naber am allerbesten. ☕

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New on Instagram

  • Today you can still support us with your vote. We are again nominated as best hotel. Please share, like and support us! Thank you ❣️Link in bio! #theguesthousevienna
  • From November 2nd at midnight, we have to close our “Guesthouse Vienna” as well as our “Brasserie & Bakery”.  We hope that the time of the shutdown will remain short and we have the opportunity to reopen very soon.  In the meantime, please stay at home and safe so we can eat, drink and have a good time together.  We are looking forward to when we can start again. Your team of the “Guesthouse Vienna”!  #theguesthousevienna This beautiful picture was taken by @patrese
  • Be happy at THE GUESTHOUSE VIENNA: Experience a happy autumn in Vienna and be spoilt by our staff. Enjoy the delicious breakfast or the fancy dinner in our „Brasserie & Bakery“. Find more information about our packages in bio. Thanks for the lovely picture by @the.stefans #hotelhappyplace #happyplacevienna @viennatouristboard
  • Sir Terence Conran.. the man with whom we were allowed to design The Guesthouse Vienna. A great man, a great personality, a great designer, who made the world more beautiful. REST IN PEACE - you will always be part of our hearts and the hotel’s soul. You definitely made the world look better! He had the very simple belief that good design improves the quality of people‘s lives. And he is right!
  • 🍸 WEEKEND MOOD 🍸  „Nothing gets us on our way better than a break“ - Elizabeth Barrett Browning  For this reason we cordially invite you to join us again this weekend. Unwind with our all-day breakfast with friends or with a cozy family dinner. Pro tip: It is also good to enjoy some „me-time“ from time to time. Let your mind wander with a good cocktail in our beautiful garden... (p.s. the view to the marvelous State Opera and to the Albertina museum is included ☀️)
  • „No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich.“ HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DOG DAY 🐶 from us and Pino, our dog-manager on duty, to you and your furry friends!
  • MOULES FRITES - from now on we are offering this special on our new brasserie menu. Try them in our wonderful garden or in our restaurant - they are absolutely delicious! 🍽 #moulesfrites #food #foodie #yummy #delicious #foodphotography #instagood #lunch #dinner #foodstagram #tasty #foodlover #homemade #foodgasm
  • Proud to be nominated as best hotel by @falstaff.travel. Please support us by giving us your vote! Find Link in bio #theguesthousevienna
  • We are happy to present you „THE GUESTHOUSEWINDOW“ We provide the in- and outside space of our restaurant window to Austrian artists and designers. We started the cooperation with „dress a bulb” by GOODGOODS, a wonderful design collective that designs products for life and home with social attention. All items are produced in integrative workshops. Stop by @the_guesthouse_vienna to learn more about it. @goodgoods.socialdesign #theguesthousevienna
  • Styrian actor Michael Ostrowski used our Hotel as a base for his vacation in Vienna. To follow the not to serious path he has taken through the city, we have put his tour in a new blogpost. Check out the link in bio. #theguesthousevienna
  • There is always room for desert... Finally early summer has arrived and our pastry chef created new, delicious sweets. There are also very tasty gluten-free treats for you. 😋  Strawberries, blackberries, rhubarb, blueberries... Tell us, what is your favorite summer fruit? #theguesthousevienna
  • Tomorrow at 6.30 a.m. we will reopen the doors of our “Brasserie&Bakery” again. And man, how are we looking forward to it! So come on in! Join us for a great time, wonderful food, chilled drinks and spoilt service. 😁#theguesthousevienna
  • We have a new post online about the soul and music of our restaurant “Brasserie & Bakery”. Find the link in bio and stream our wonderful songs at home #theguesthousevienna
  • 😢 BRASSERIE & BAKERY TEMPORARILY CLOSED 😢  Like so many around, we have closed our restaurant “Brasserie & Bakery”! We have informed our staff about the upcoming week(s), we’ve donated all remaining food to the charity “Wiener Gruft” and closed the doors to our lovely restaurant to protect ourselves as well as our guests.  The Guesthouse Team and family always sticks together when times get tough, so be assured, NO member of staff WILL BE DISMISSED from their jobs.  Here on Instagram we will keep you updated with the latest news and info, and share stories about our restaurant, the hotel as well as our staff. And of course, we will also tell you when we’re coming back! We are really looking forward to your visits again once life gets back on track. But until then, stay at home, stay healthy and keep your spirits up. Spend your time playing board games, make yourself laugh with a round of charades and read good books. Learn a language or declutter your home. Talk to each other – and above all be nice and generous.  And remember – we’re all in this together! #staythefuckhome #theguesthousevienna
  • Our hotel restaurant manager was selected for best service in Austria. Find all of his insider tips on our new blog post. Link in bio. #theguesthousevienna
  • Me-time in our wonderful marble bathrooms with amenities from organic manufacturer “Wolfgang Lederhaas” 🛁 #theguesthousevienna