Beerawecka

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    Atypical and unique cake from our region, boasting an exceptional wealth of ingredients: Filled with candied and dried fruit, and flavoured with pear brandy, the Beerawecka is an incredibly indulgent dessert

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    10,33 €

    51,65 € per Kg

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    Tasting notes

    Pears, raisins, figs, apricots, plums, raisins, candied cherries, candied oranges, cinnamon, walnuts, almonds, Williams pear liqueur, kirsch

    Beera-what?

    Beerawecka, the name of this cake doesn't try hard to conceal its not-so-secret ingredients! "Beera" means "pear", and "Wecka" can be translated as "bread", so its name leaves little to the imagination regarding its ingredients for anyone familiar with the Alsace dialect…

    This speciality is one of our region's typical and unique desserts, particularly enjoyed during end-of-year festivities.

    A surprising appearance

    Our traditional cake is unique in that it's "non-risen": Its fine layer of batter binds the ingredients together, hence its "compact" form. However, don't be fooled by the appearance of this somewhat uncouth-looking loaf! While it may look surprising at first, it conceals a true treasure that will be revealed as you cut the first slice…

    Don't judge a Beerawecka by its exterior…

    The Beerawecka boasts an incredible abundance of ingredients, requiring meticulous preparation by our pâtissiers. An abundance of dried fruit: Pears, raisins, figs, apricots and plums are combined with cherries, candied orange, almonds and chopped nuts. Then, the batter is flavoured with Williams Pear brandy and kirsch, a traditional brandy distilled with cherries from our Alsace orchards. A cake containing all the flavours of Alsace!

    Our serving tips

    The Beerawecka is a cake enjoyed all year-round. It's mostly enjoyed as a dessert, although some have it as part of an exquisite breakfast!

    Fruits 67% (fig, apricot, pear, walnut, prune, grape, candied cherry, candied orange, almond) (sulphites), flour (GLUTEN), Williams pear brandy, milk, sugar, Kirsch, yeast, thickener: gum arabic, cinnamon, salt

    All our products are made in a bakery which also works with wheat flour (gluten), milk (lactose), eggs, nuts (almond, hazelnut, pistachio, walnut), sesame, soya derivatives, peanuts and ingredients which may contain traces of sulphites.

    Nutritional values per 100g

    Energy 1383 kj
    Energy 330 kcal
    Fats 11 g
    > Of which saturates 1.3 g
    Carbohydrates 42 g
    > Of which sugars 25 g
    Fibre 5.4 g
    Protein 6.0 g
    Salt 0.29 g
    Alcohol 3.9 g

    Store in a cool, dry place.

    To make sure you experience the best flavours and textures our speciality has to offer, we recommend enjoying it within 120 days of shipment from our Atelier.. Trust us, you'll enjoy it even more!

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