When we were sent this amazing bee sting cake recipe we were in awe of such an amazing creation. This cake not only looks and tastes amazing, it is also gluten free and actually quite easy to make.
Bee sting (or Bienenstich) cake is a cake that was first made in Germany and comprises of a brioche type pastry filled with custard and topped with yummy, sticky honey almonds. To create this masterpiece, you can use the Well and Good Crusty Bread Mix to make the dough. There is also the option to create the dough using buckwheat and rice flour if you prefer cooking from scratch.
Here’s some useful trivia for you: It is believed that the name, bee sting, derives from it’s honey topping. A long time ago a baker made a delicious bee sting cake and left it to cool. However, bees were attracted to the honey and the end result was the baker getting stung! From that point on, it became known as a bee sting cake.
If you’d like to see the recipe you can click here.
Why not have a go at baking this cake yourself? We’d love to see some pictures of your work.
This recipe was developed by the very talented Dr Irena Tarvid.