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It’s all about the Sweet Stuff: National Cake Day 2017

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Quote of the Day: A party without cake is really just a meeting. Julia Child It’s all about the Sweet Stuff: National Cake Day 2017 Today is National Cake Day! We especially enjoy Black Forest Cake during the holidays. However, there are so many options for the Christmas season; it’s difficult to settle with just one – so we won’t! Cake Definition The cake is a form of sweet dessert that is typically baked. In its oldest forms, cakes were modifications of loaves of bread, but now cakes cover a wide range of preparations that can be simple or elaborate. The term “cake” has a long history. The word itself is of Viking origin, from the Old Norse word “kaka”. It was baked using flour mixed with eggs, milk, nuts, and honey. Wikipedia In Roman times, eggs and butter were...

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Let Them Eat Cake: National Cake Day

Posted by on Nov 26, 2016 in Baba Au Rhum Recipe, Cake Recipes, Chef Alain Ducasse, Corner Gift Shop, Food, Food Blog, Food History, Food Holidays, National Cake Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Travel, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Let Them Eat Cake: National Cake Day

National Cake Day Today’s food holiday is National Cake Day. We like the food history of Baba Au Rhum. The original form of this dish is the Babka, a tall cylindrical yeast cake that is still made in Polish communities around the world. The modern “Baba Au Rhum” with dried fruit and soaked in rum came about in Paris around 1835. Today the word “Baba” almost everywhere in Western Europe refers to the Rum Baba. The Baba came about when King Stanisles of Poland was exiled. On one of his voyages his Kugelhopf (a cake similar to the Baba) dried out. One of his pastry chefs solved the problem by soaking it in a combination of Malaga Wine, Saffron, Raisins, and sweetened cream. The popularity of the Baba spread throughout Europe and over the years rum with simple syrup has...

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