And across the country, you can taste 2023 country cake from Saturday. Among others, Fig Spices, which combines Tokaji Azu and figs, and the delicious sugar-free Kikilet, which combines black tea and lavender, won the approval of the judges at the Hungarian Confectionery Council competition. .
The Hungarian Confectionery Association announced the “Hungary Cake” competition for the 17th time on the occasion of the National Day, which falls on August 20. The sweets may contain Hungarian flavours, popular Hungarian flavours, fruits and only high quality natural and healthy ingredients. In one of the pastry shops in Bikisaba, they will make the country cake again this year, and as they say, the recipe may seem complicated to the public, but as pastry chefs, it was very easy for them this year.
– From the confectioners’ point of view, it was not complicated to make. We received very good recipes that were fully developed, so it was an experience to make them for us. The ingredients are interesting but not complicated. That’s why they are so special and so delicious, he said Beata Nemethpastry chef at Bejó Cukrászda.
In 2023 As a novelty in the competition notice, participants had to use at least one of the basic ingredients basket consisting of Hungarian elements and national values.
This year, the national sugar-free cake supported by the Ege Sepp Wijelm Foundation is Kikilet. In the cake, black tea creates a harmony with raspberries and lavender, which is complemented by a vanilla white chocolate mousse and an almond-lemon sponge made without grain flour.
The cake of the country this year is Fuji Respitos, which, despite its Tokaji Azu content, can be consumed by children and drivers.
– There’s almond flour and whipped joconde butter or salted caramel mousse in between, tokaji azu, fig jelly, acacia honey and milk chocolate jelly on top and it’s crowned with white chocolate ganache drizzled with acacia honey and garnished with s’mores – summing up the ingredients for a winning cake. Beata Marcos Master of sweets. Owner Bejó Cukrászda confirmed that the country’s cake is a big hit every year, and there is continued interest in it this year as well. He also said: In his opinion, it is an honor for confectionery makers to participate in this initiative year after year.
In several places in the province of Bécés: Békés, Békéscsabá, Gyulá, Kondoros, Mezőberény, Nagyszénás, Szarvas and Szeghalmo, delicacies are also made, but you should inquire from catering establishments whether they sell these cakes even after the holiday.