eccles cake


Eccles Cake: A Review of an Unlikely Pastry


O, the Eccles Cake. Imagine noticing it for the first time, hidden off to the side of the display case at some generic local bakery (unthinkable that it could take pride of place): you might suspect it to be an unfortunate oddity conjured up by an idiosyncratic proprietor. But this dry, dense, often shriveled-looking round, studded with knobs of what might be prune, can be found flaking its...