The Polish Princess

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    12 to 14

    • Difficulty

      Complex

    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in

The Baking Bible

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2014

  • About

This extraordinary cake is named for Ava Wilder-Zhan, the incomparable production editor of Rose’s Heavenly Cakes. Its original name in Polish was The Ambassador, and it is a contemporary, not a traditional cake. The cake came into popularity in the early 1990s, after the fall of communism when there was an influx of quality chocolate, alkalized cocoa, and raisins from abroad. When <