Bee Sting Cake
A bread-like base, a custard filling, and a crown with crunch—there’s a lot to like about this gorgeous cake. We set out to re-create the buzz that once surrounded it.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
It’s originally German, but it’s easy to see why this layered confection gained popularity in American bakeries: buttery yeasted cake, silky vanilla pastry cream, and a crunchy almond-honey topping. Extra yolks tenderize our brioche-like do...