Layered strudel cake – Százrétű rétes

Százrétű rétes / Hundred layered strudel

Hundred layer strudel or prekmurska gibanica – even though it’s a traditional Slovenian dessert,  transborder Hungarians living in Slovenia often bake this cake, so it has place in my recipe collection. If you see a resemblance between this “strudel” and flódni, you are not far from the truth. This cake … More

Lakatosinas

Lakatosinas - Marzipan filled prunes in pancake batter

This is one of the most special sweets that has been published in Hungarian cookbooks for decades. Lakatosinas is actually prunes filled with marzipan, dipped in pancake batter and fried in oil. There’s no evidence why they are called lakatosinas, which means locksmith apprentice in English, but I read somewhere … More