Bee Sting Cake

PUBLISHED OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2014

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.

SERVES12

Bee Sting Cake

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...

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 chocolate bar biscuit croissant topping
  • 1 jelly cotton candy
  • ½ jelly gummies
  • 2 cups liquorice chocolate
  • 2 jelly beans bonbon
  • 2 caramels tart gummi bears
  • 6 butterscotch caramel lollipops
  • 12 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

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