Gur Cake

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Appears in
Real Irish Food

By David Bowers

Published 2014

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When I asked a friend in Dublin recently if he knew any bakery in Dublin still selling gur cake, and mentioned fondly a bakery that used to sell a good version, he laughed and said, “You are so living in a Dublin of twenty years ago!” So maybe gur cake isn’t as common as it once was, but anyone in Dublin can tell you all about it (assuming they are over twenty years of age, of course). Gur cake looks like a fruit slice, which is a sort of sweet, raisin-filled pastry you’ll still see in bake