Golden Saffron Pound Cake

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Vegan Desserts

By Hannah Kaminsky

Published 2015

  • About

Believe it or not, there really is a saffron season. Beginning in late September, the crocus stigmas are painstakingly plucked by hand, one by one, and then dried for about seven days before they’re ready for culinary use. With all of the effort and time that goes into harvesting these fragile strands, it’s easy to see why they come with such a large price tag. When you get the real thing, then they deserve to be the center of attention, and this cake is just the way to give them the spotli