I like a New Year’s honey cake to be extra moist and sweet, as good on the day of baking as it is days later. This one is queen of the realm—rich, nicely spiced, in a word, majestic in taste and stature. I went through many variations and tasting sessions until I was satisfied with this definitive cake. One tester gave the ultimate compliment, saying “This one is worth the price of the book.” Like most honey cakes, it is a good keeper and can be made a couple of days ahead.
Posted on August 17, 2021
Shana tova! Please join us for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, and Simchat Torah! Temple Israel is planning inspiring, meaningful in-person and virtual services to celebrate this year’s High Holidays. For the first time, we will hold creative Family Services outdoors under a tent, and traditional High Holiday services will once again take Continue Reading »