10 Interesting Facts About Sting Cake

1. Bee Sting Cake: A German classic, centuries old.

2. Sweet yeast dough, caramelized almonds, custard or cream inside.

3. Legend: 15th-century bakers repelled raiders, celebrated with this cake.

4. Yeast cake balances rich filling and topping.

5. Pastry-like texture, yeasted dough like brioche.

6. Vanilla, sometimes a hint of orange liqueur in the filling.

7. Golden brown topping: crunchy almonds, honey.

8. Not overly sweet, perfect for spring.

9. Looks complex, but incredibly easy to make.

10. Adored dessert, loved by all who taste it.