05 Oct '11, 5am

[NEW blogpost] Juchheim's baumkuchen @ Takashimaya

[NEW blogpost] Juchheim's baumkuchen @ Takashimaya

Juchheim’s Baumkuchen @ Takashimaya Posted on October 5, 2011 by 爱makan 2 Baumkuchen is a German/Japanese version of the Indonesian layered cake, Kueh Lapis. The characteristic rings that appear when sliced resemble tree rings. Thus given the German name, Baumkuchen; which literally translates to “tree cake” or “log cake”. Unlike its Asian counterpart, the Baumkuchen is baked on a rotating rod instead. The skillful confectioner scoops and brushes the batter evenly on a thick wooden bar, that is reeled by a motorised machine round and round and round. A simple recipe with a not-so-”piece of cake” preparation process. Well, at least this guy in white don’t have to wheel the sweet treat by hand, like they used to. Their Baumkuchen can be purchased in four different sizes. The thinnest (no box), $9.90. Orange box, $14.90. Green box, $21.30 and the largest (Blue box), $28.10. I...

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