NOTE: I make the pastry cream and prepare the dough a day of ahead of time. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan with cooking spray. Let's finish the batter off by adding in 190ml Milk. I added very little bourbon to cut the sweetness, but not enough that it was obvious. I love putting my halal spin on many different world cuisines. If you do bake this cake, I’d love to know how it turned out for you! Just checking, is the amount of milk needed 1 and 1/4 cups or just 1 cup? Thanks for laying out all the steps so nicely. I will write to Chef Dennis to omit the 1/3 cup honey under the dough ingredients. ;). Cover the pan and let the dough rise until it is puffed, about 1 hour. This cake looks amazing! Your email address will not be published. You could also fold in a little whipped cream, if you want a lighter filling. It's more on the sweet bread side rather than a traditional sponge. I tried mixing it in a mixer with some milk but it’s still fairly chunky. On this blog, you'll find plenty of recipes for busy weeknights, slow weekends and everything in between. I like to make mine in a light coloured pan so that I can see the colour of the caramel. Just delicious. After it came out it fell a little, but nothing dramatic. 3,290 views Shape dough into a ball and transfer it to a medium buttered bowl. 4,416 views Thanks for the comment and I’m happy to hear the cake turned out well! I followed the recipe exactly and the results were beautiful and delicious. Once the cake and custard have both cooled, slice the cake horizontally through the middle. This is my husbands most missed dessert from our time spent living in the southern region of Bavaria. I like to bake regular cakes and so on but this was one of the most difficult things I have ever tried – I certainly never bake with yeast, had never made a creme pat etc. Easy + Traditional Pakistani Chicken Biryani. And, 4 large Egg Yolks. This honey is incredibly fragrant and spicy and people commented how interesting and delicious the honey was. So good and something a little different! Used fynbos honey as am from South Africa. I am from Singapore. Thank you! As it was, I was still running out the door with a piping hot pan of strudel, but my cake was perfectly prepared, and ready to be the star of the show! I love the name of this cake! I mean, if that's not the best way to get rid of thieves, then I don't know what is. Think about the day, what your end goal is. Granted I only gave it about 3 hours to do the job. I had to hide the last slice for Grandma to enjoy with her morning coffee. “Bitte, wie sagen Sie das?” Many questionable looks later, we had our piece – it was outstanding – so very German. The outcome was fabulous – everyone loved it and it tasted exactly as I remember it as a child and I’m now 61 years old. Place the pan on a parchment covered baking sheet (the honey mixture will seep through the bottom) and bake for 22-25 minutes, until golden and bubbly. Been wanting to try this after my husband and i had this cake at our friend’s dinner party. I must say I am not a baker, but following your directions was perfect. Combine the butter, sugar, honey, and salt, and bring to a gentle boil on the stovetop. It worked fine in the end . How much vanilla extract? Serve with coffee or tea. Here in the north west, we had a lot of heavy rain and strong winds. Wow Deb, great post, pics and recipe! However, pastry cream really isn’t that hard to make, from scratch. The legend says that the cake got this name, bee sting , because the baker who created the recipe was stung by a bee that was attracted by the honey topping of the cake. Next, while the cake cools, we can make a thick vanilla custard because that also needs to cool too. I didn’t have active dry so just used double the amount of fresh yeast and it was fine. If it hasn't, let it stand at room temperature until it has. Even my mother-in-law didn’t have a single criticism (and that is saying a lot). Bienenstich is a German cake made out of a sweet, buttery dough, filled with vanilla pastry cream and topped with crunchy, caramelized almonds. Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 350 degrees F for about 22-25 minutes, until golden brown and bubbly. Jump to Recipe Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu! Almost gave up as my dough hardly rose. It looks too good to give up on! My “Oma” would buy one of these cakes, at the local bakery and serve thick slices with coffee. It has the texture of pastry, and the pastry cream is mildly sweet. If you have a stand mixer, it’s really easy to do. Is there anything that you could recommend? Hi! Hurrah! You could use other nuts too like walnuts or pecans. So glad you had success. Is there an ingredient reason why it was more a solid ‘flan’ then a mushy custard? As a kid, our family was stationed in Germany for a few years. What a find this was!! Thanks for this recipe it’s a keeper x, Ps stuck all of the bread ingredients straight into my bread maker on the pizza dough setting – totally lazy and it worked perfectly x. Add ¾ cup sliced almonds and pour over the dough. I could just dive into this cake, it looks so amazing. Thank you for recipe !!! One thing – some of the measures are a bit confusing. Shape into a ball, and gently, press the dough to fit the pan. Regards Glenda, thanks for letting me know Glenda, I’ve corrected the overall times. I used a stand mixer but you can just as easily mix it by hand or with an electric hand mixer. (If you get a few pieces of egg (curdling) in the mixture, pour through a strainer. ), Remove from heat and add slowly to egg mixture, whisking constantly to prevent curdling. Any suggestions? I can make a mean pretzel… Not to mention rouladen, krautkrapfen. The idea of brioche filled with pastry cream and that honey topping just blew my hat off! In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful This is a really easy and simple rec... All content including recipes and photos are the property of This Muslim Girl Bakes, unless otherwise noted. I do have one question: in the dough’s final stage of rising, how puffed should it be before you top it with the honey-almond mixture and bake? MY OH MY! Could that be it? one teaspoon Ramona. The bonus was that we were able to visit my “Oma” often, while we were there. I believe this cake took my German grandmother back to her childhood, when she worked in her father’s bakery. I think I’m going to make this for Christmas when my husband and I visit his German mother. Thank you so much! I’m not sure what adjustments need to be made if you use all purpose. I switched out the apples and put in pineapple. Add butter 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing at medium speed until it is blended into the dough. I must admit that the name of the cake was what attracted me to it in the first place. The first according to one legend, a bee was attracted to it, and the baker who invented the cake was stung. I also made the custard the day before as well. This is a must try cake, I love the honey and butter combination, The images are so tempting I might actually bake this cake today. The very odd Apple Coconut Family Cake, chosen by Amber of Cobbler du Monde, received mixed reviews. (Stir in vanilla extract if using instead of a vanilla bean.) So true, all Deb’s recipes are drool worthy! Beinenstich or bee sting cake is a German cake that I first encountered in the Barossa Valley of South Australia. (I made this a day ahead of time, too). Thanks for the delicious recipe. For the almonds, I used flaked almonds. It’s more of a pastry texture and it is filled with a pastry cream and topped with honey glazed almonds. I am in the process of adding the butter to the dough, but it is not blending in, rather just smearing around the outside of the dough, which seems pretty tough and resistant to accepting any of the butter. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Today, it's about time that I fi... Jump to Recipe Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu! See more ideas about Recipes, Food, German food. Smitten Kitchen; Taste of Beirut; Category: Mennonite Recipes Bienenstich or Bee Sting Cake . The brioche dough isn’t too complicated to make and is what makes the Bee Sting Cake so special. Gradually pour in the rest of the hot milk and whisk in. Thank you for your recipe. Spent the last two days assiting my daughter in making this for a project in her German class. By the way, I’m not a novice baker, so I have no excuses for all the mistakes except too rushed and not allowing myself more time. Thanks for your quick response. If a recipe looks like it might be a crying cake, take the time and spend the money to try it out in advance. Used regular AP flour and cashews instead of almonds. When I was staying in Germany with my daughter, we saw this cake in the bakery display case. (Don’t let the mixture sit too long or you will get pieces of egg forming.) But for some reason, I was afraid to try the bienenstich. It could just be because I have baby brain at the moment, but I didn’t see any instructions for baking the actual cake. Another winner, Jill of Jill’s Blog chose Dorie’s incredible Cardamom Crumb Cake. I am so sorry… that was for the topping. Then, scrape the batter into the buttered tin. Cool to room temperature. Thanks for the positive feedback. Alhamdulillah, this morning we woke to beautiful sunshine which now at 12:40pm, is still going strong. In a small saucepan (or a small cup if you want to use the microwave), combine milk and 1 tablespoon honey and heat until it registers between 110 degrees F to 115 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer. Oh this looks delicious! If you are trying this and have to knead in the butter by hand, just keep going! May 7, 2017 - Explore Tanya Woo's board "Bee Sting Cake", followed by 124 people on Pinterest. Today. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and set aside in a warm place for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, until it has doubled in volume. I hope I have the time. Note i could have used a dash of bread improver. Give the custard a good stir. Smitten Kitchen; Taste of Beirut; Bienenstich or Bee Sting Cake . Good luck! It’s also one of my mother’s favorite cakes. Bee Sting Cake Recipe – A New Family Tradition. Thank You! Remove from heat and immediately whisk in the liqueur (if using). I should never have been scared. Irish Cream Cake--this one just turns out amazingly light and delicate for something with Irish Cream in it. Thanks for your email! I was quite worried, because it didn’t rise much in the fridge (overnight) so I left it an additional 4-5 hours at room temperature (in a very cold kitchen!). I do hope you find this to be the recipe you were looking for. The name of this dessert intrigued me when I saw it in the Oct/Nov 2014 issue of Cook's Country. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful It is such a ... Jump to Recipe Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu! I am really excited to make this recipe work. Keep me in your duas please, and enjoy your cake! I made the custard and baked the cake in advance, let them cool overnight (custard in the fridge and cake on the counter) and assembled it the next morning. Smitten with this gorgeous soft briochey type of bread filled with custard and topped with buttery sugared almonds I knew it was only a … It was high, golden, and smelled fantastic. The second phase of his reinvention from chef to blogger has earned him a place at the Worlds Dinner Table. I have whole almonds. Making this for my husband’s birthday tomorrow. Thank you!! Bee Sting Cake Cake. I think it will be a perfect item for my Christmas brunch! This cake is absolutely device! When I was growing up it was always a special occasion when the Beehive cake showed up (of course mom always said it in German). I agree with Chef Dennis… prolonged torture… of the best kind! ); had to start the dough late on the day of a party at which it was to be served. You are so right, this topping really hits the sweet spot! Then pour the egg mixture into a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat until boiling, whisking constantly. Just wonderful. I’m so glad that you liked it. Until it's all on and evenly distributed. Your recipe is the only one which looks and sounds exactly like the one we would get from our local bakery – I can’t wait to make it and taste it. I recommend anyone even a newbie to try this recipe. I have every intention of eating 1/2 of this cake. 369. And where there is intrigue there is inevitably a strong inclination to action so I had to make it. I made this recipe, and it tastes excellent. To sweeten things up, in goes 60g Caster Sugar. :). Bake the cake for 25-32 minutes at 180C until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out with no wet batter on it. Fantastic! Stuck in the oven anyway and it practically rose to a large rounded cake size. This is fancy and rich enough for a special occasion. Since I’ve already started I’m going to carry on and hope for the best, but could you please advise me here should I decide to try this again. After removing the spring pan sides (I left the base), it fell quite a bit more. This has to be one of my favorite cakes. I immediately called my mom and told her we were having afternoon tea with this cake as the star. I followed the recipe strictly, the cream turned out amazing and the dough rose beautifully. …noticed I didn’t say just a little without almond.. I think it was more a fear of the pastry cream. Jump to Recipe Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu! However, the pastry cream became a gelatinous blob in the fridge overnight. I must admit that the name of the cake was what attracted me to it in the first place. This was fantastic, and will make repeat appearances in my kitchen. Thankyou so much for an excellent, easy to follow recipe! Thanks for the feedback Ray, I’m happy to hear you and your daughter had fun making the cake! ... cover the tin with clingfilm and put in a warm place for 30 minutes. There are some other recipes on maybe more well-known sites available but I saw this one first and having read the comments, decided this looked the best – for example the Smitten Kitchen recipe has lots of comments about the top sinking in etc. This happened to me too! For more details, check out his About page. Just wondering if there is something else that can be used on the top instead of almonds? I didn’t realise that brioche isn’t something people really do by hand, so there was about an hour of really sticky, messy kneading going on before it became a dough. Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu! If you enjoy delicious desserts you may also like these recipes: Did you make this? The perfect dessert or breakfast. Preheat the oven to 350, when the dough has risen. Gently replace the top layer of the cake. The traditional combination of pillowy yeasted cake dough, creamy vanilla custard filling, and caramelized almond-honey top makes this Bavarian specialty one worth exploring wherever you come from. Shape dough into a ball and arrange it, smooth side up, in center of the pan. We sure did have a lot of fun, at our cocktail group, didn’t we? Instead of baking one 9" round I bake my cakes in a jumbo muffin pan, giving me 6 cakes all together, although I probably could have made 8. Two of mine popped which is fine! This is almost a requirement. What can I do to prevent this? I searched the available recipes and decided on this one and I am glad that I did. Maybe you could change that to say “3/4 cup”. Filed Under: Cakes, Dessert Recipes, Guest Post, Recipes, World. This is a yeasted batter so we're going to cover the bowl with clingfilm and put it into a warm place to rise for 1 hour. You can also use chopped almonds too. Even my picky husband said he really enjoyed the cake and the cream tastes amazing. Honey and butter are scrumptious separately, but together – wow! Having just made the honey butterscotch, I adapted her recipe a bit and caramelized the topping before applying it to the cake. It’s not a problem, mistakes happen. I love Deb and I love Smitten Kitchen and her version of this cake is very delicious. Please, feel free to email me at [email protected] if I can help you along the way. It will make a dough eventually!!! Haha, probably because I actually don't have a very sweet tooth. Possibly a dumb question. Butter bottom and sides of a 9” spring-form pan. I love a Feast for Eyes . You know I love your recipes, too! It always came in squares from a professional bakery so I can”t wait to try a homemade version I’ll try to remember to come back to rate it.. After rising the cake in the spring-pan, it did not seem to rise very much, and the baked cake is fairly short (1 inch?). .. Put the dark roast on Deb, I’m coming over! :)). I’m Debby, of A Feast for the Eyes. Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe! Muwaaaaaah, Marie! This looks like as I remembered. Love your recipes BUT …… here we are using metric measurements so can’t use your recipes at all. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful The gravy is the ... Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu! I used an easy recipe from “Joy of Baking”. Anna, I recently ate a slice of this at a French bakery. WOW, what a fantastic detailed recipe, thank you so very much for this, even an idiot like me cannot get this cake wrong, perfect!All the best x, Thank you for your kind words. Your tweaks sound wonderful. Too many times I have made a custard desert the same day it was to be served, only to find I didn’t have quite enough time. The “prototype” tastes amazing!! You don't always have to go out to enjoy delicious restaurant-style dishes when you can make them yourself! Delicious cake,easy direction,great website. But in the end, it is totally worth it and it looks extremely professional, like you bought it from a restaurant or bakery. I had maybe one small patch that this happened but the rest was fine and I could easily slice it in half. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful This is my mothers recipe for a si... Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu! After the hour, the batter won't be doubled in size but will be a little puffy. Either way, this will be coming out of my kitchen some time in the next 2 months for sure. Thank you anyone for the help. I would absolutely make it again. See more ideas about smitten kitchen, food, recipes. I also had to add half a tablespoon more flour. But I had some baking questions, as I am new to custards and brioche. :Bee Sting Cake.,.,. beirocks, and even strudle. Bring to a gentle boil, on the stovetop,  and remove from heat. I want to make it for Thanksgiving so I should do a trial run before then. Jul 27, 2018 - Explore Frau Lillskau's board "German Recipes", followed by 482 people on Pinterest. Nobody could mistake me for a person who moves quickly. Transfer bowl to mixer stand and attach paddle (or hook) attachment. Hi, I have been dying to make this. At this point, discard the vanilla pod. Allow the dough to double in volume (about 2 hours). Either way, it’s one of my all-time favorite coffee cakes. This is one of the more difficult desserts I’ve attempted and I feel like I’ve been pretty successful thus far! I like the texture when I sub half the flour with cake flour. I just wanted to let you know that this made my day! Is it ok to use all purpose flour instead of bread flour that it’s called for? Remove from heat and immediately whisk in the liqueur (if using). I used your trick of setting the dough in the pre-warmed the oven and let it rise for an hour and the pan nearly overflowed. This was my first attempt at making this cake. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Most important q... Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu! I made a large rectangular cake which was difficult to half, but I got it done. I appreciate the recipe and will try another pastry cream next time. Love the enthusiasm on this blog . I also added some whipped cream stabilized with instant vanilla pudding powder to my pastry cream. Popular Right Now. Recipes. Are you preheating the oven and then baking, or starting with a cold oven? This would be perfect to serve for Brunch, and I’ll be making this for Christmas morning. The aroma of the cake is intoxicating—butter and honey…wow! This cake is so good! I’ve been experimenting with a whole bunch of different brioche and beesting recipes over the last week or so, and I just found yours this morning. It is simple, but just remember it does take a lot of time. The first according to one legend, a bee was attracted to it, and the baker who invented the cake was stung. Explore. With those fabulous pictures, anyone could follow this step-by-step recipe no matter the prior cooking history — and be totally encouraged along the way that this masterpiece could actually end up in their personal kitchen! Spell correct only catches the misspell if it’s not a word. Once Christmas has settled down, I’m making this again. It will be a little difficult at first. Instructions. I'm Faatimah and welcome to This Muslim Girl Bakes. Bee Sting Cake (Bienenstich) May 14, 2013 I followed the recipe by Smitten Kitchen. There is a beautiful sticky caramelization on top and all around the cake. Spread all the custard onto the bottom layer. They call is Beehive cake. (Anticipation is worth the wait.) . Carefully slice the cake in half, with a serrated knife,  and add the pastry cream. Remove from the heat and whisk in 40g Butter, cubed. Heat the oven to 180C. Very tempting recipe and by looking at the pics I would love to try it out but I am gluten intolerant but the cake looks mouthwatering good job sister. After cooling the custard in the fridge, it came out fairly “flan like”. Then pour the egg mixture into a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat until boiling, whisking constantly. Article by smitten kitchen. That’s why I suggest flouring your hands, while shaping the dough. It’s sticky and honey sweet, with just the right amount of richness of butter—I could eat a bowl of the almond topping all by itself. Unlike, say, radish leaf soup. Thanks for asking, Going to have to try this recipe.. Had to laugh when I came across a typo “Bee Stink Cake” . Remove from heat and add slowly to egg mixture (tempering), whisking constantly to prevent curdling. Bee Sting Cake. ... bee sting cake. Thank you! I like chocolate, but am a bigger fan of caramel and “chewy” sweets. I always like to make extra so I used an 18″ spring form pan and doubled the dough and tripled the custard and topping. I do hope that the cake turns out for you. Even though FoodBuzz didn’t provide speakers/panels/workshops or stuff like that, it was still fun to break bread and party with other bloggers. The combination was perfect. But work with it, and you'll get a pale, smooth mixture. thank you for such a great review and comment Kim! I do this because we don't want the yeast to come into direct contact with the salt which we're going to add now. This cake is best served straight away and we love it at room temperature. According to the. This cake for me is labor, time, and clean-up intense but so worth it. When it boils, whisk mixture constantly for another 30 – 60 seconds until it becomes thick. If you look at the step-by-step photos, it should make more sense. Luckily it managed to rise very well in the end. Nobody could mistake me for a person who moves quickly. Indian Rocks Beach Rocks at The Colonial Court Inn #LoveFL, It’s Definitely Not Your Grandmother’s Braciole and Ask Chef Dennis, Portugal’s River of Gold : Cruising the Douro with Viking -Part One, How to Make Enchiladas and Enchilada Red Sauce. Is typical german pastry cream rather loose like a pudding.? I really enjoyed the results. Mix at medium speed until the dough is smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. We start by mixing together the cake batter. And thanks, Dennis, for your sentiments on blogging friendships. I place the cake on a rotating cake stand and being by rotating the cake and creating a cut line midway through the cake. The cake isn’t quite like an American cake. Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu! It took us 3.5 ye… This recipe will be a regular, even though it is so time consuming. After 1 hour, generously butter a 9 inch (22cm) round cake tin. I’m so sorry you had trouble with the recipe, and so I re-read the directions– hoping I hadn’t let out an important step. Thanks. bee sting cake Bee Sting Cake (Bienenstich) on smittenkitchen.com Done. This recipe was amazing. The dough should not stick to sides of bowl; if it does, add some of all of the remaining 2 tablespoons of bread flour until dough cleans sides of the bowl. « Strawberry and Blueberry Brioche Dough Danish. Wow, did the real ‘Foodiewife’ write that comment?! My family and I enjoyed it so much, it will be one of our top cakes to make in the future. Continue rotating, allowing the knife to cut deeper until the cake is completely sliced in half. If you want an extra vanilla flavour, stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla essence at this point too. Which brings me to this cake - the German Bee Sting Cake. It's German in origin, Bienenstich, and is basically a honey and almond coated brioche cake filled with vanilla pastry cream. Thank you, Chef Dennis, for the honor of calling you my Blogger Friend. She was delighted with the cake. I just smooshed it all together with my hands in the bowl until the butter was partly worked in and then let the dough hook have another blast. In fact, I think it would make a great Bake Off technical challenge! spinach and smashed egg toast. To bake, place the tin onto a foil-lined baking tray to catch any caramel drips. I remember this cake, fondly, because of the sticky and sweet honey almonds and the creamy filling. Spread the pastry cream, leaving a narrow edge. The pastry style cake with the pastry cream filling will have your friends and family asking for more! My cake turned out exactly like yours and from the looks of it, it probably tasted the same. You’ll be tempted to cut into  it, but let the cake cool, completely. Would there be a conversion table which I can use as I really would like to bake using your recipes ! In a medium-sized heatproof bowl, mix the sugar and egg yolks together. This custard is basically a pastry cream or creme patissiere. While the batter rises, let's make the caramel almond topping. For the Honey-Almond Topping:  Combine ¼ cup, each, unsalted butter, sugar, honey and a pinch of salt. Ever since then, i have been afraid of the Bienenstich cake. You’ll love this traditional German Bee Sting Cake. For the Honey-Almond Topping: Combine ¼ cup, each, unsalted butter, sugar, honey and a pinch of salt. Love that this isn’t very sweet, except for the honey almonds… and the beautiful memories you shared of your “Oma.” Thanks for a lovely guest post, Debby! ), Remove vanilla bean, scrape out seeds, and add the seeds to the egg mixture. A flood of childhood memories, in Bavaria, has just come back. Make the cake: Combine all of the cake ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl, stirring till the mixture becomes cohesive. Remove from the heat, and stir in the almonds. More information... People also love these ideas Pinterest. You need bread flour for this recipe. Learn how your comment data is processed. I think brioche is one of the best doughs ever invented. (This gives the dough a warm environment and helps to speed up the process.) Preheat the oven to 350, when the dough has risen. Almond would be a nice addition. You’ll want to organize and measure your ingredients, milk (whole or 2%), vanilla bean paste (or pure vanilla extra or ½ vanilla bean), egg yolks, white sugar, flour and cornstarch. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, and up to 12. There's also plenty of traditional Pakistani food as that is what I was brought up on - the kind your mother used to make but you were always too scared to try.. Have a browse through the blog, enjoy and connect with me on. This cake is not a cake in the traditional sense. Thanks! 2 1/4 tsp of instant yeast. The wording is a tad confusing, preheating is always the way to go, unless otherwise stated. ", followed by 1841 people on Pinterest. Dec 10, 2018 - Explore Ayanna Moon's board ",.,. Next time, I will probably omit the flour. I don’t like almonds at all…everyone else in my family does… so I’m thinking about making this with 1/2 of the topping with and 1/2 of the topping without almonds. Sweet Recipes Cake Recipes Dessert Recipes German Bee Sting Cake German Cake Bienenstich Cake Just Desserts Delicious Desserts Caramel Crunch. Happy Birthday Bienenstich Cake Recipe | My Second Breakfast A few years ago, we decided to forego the traditional American Thanksgiving or Christmas food in favor of a German feast. A wonderful guest post both of you! It will be very soft. Pour a little of the hot milk into the egg mixture. It didn’t sink at all after I took it out of the oven. I really hope you enjoy the cake. Thanks, Julie B! Evenly pour over the dough and place the pan on a parchment (or foil) covered baking sheet. Had to include a shot of that golden bottom! Whisk or stir before using to get rid of any lumps that may have formed. Thank you for this recipe. And the second, which is my personal favourite, is the legend of German bakers from the 15th century who lobbed beehives at raiders from a neighboring village, successfully repelling them, and celebrated later by baking a version of this cake named after their efforts. As always, another great guest post by a “new to me” blogger. The honey almonds…oh, that is really what makes this cake so special! Off heat, the almonds are stirred in and the poured all over the dough. (NOTE: I made the dough the night before.). I'm Chef Dennis and Welcome to my Culinary Journey where I share my Restaurant-Style Recipes & Travel Adventures. I used 1 tsp of the honey, with the milk, as my insurance that the yeast was good. The batter will be very loose and sticky. 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