Polish Easter cake Mazurek

traditional easter cake called Mazurek_resize

 

Mazurek is a traditional flat Polish cake baked for Easter. It can be called a shortcrust tart. Typical is Mazurek’s low height , only 1 to 2 cm (less than 1 inch). It is covered with icing –  a very sweet paste, either Dulce de leche (slowly heated sweetened milk) or sweet orange paste, and decorated with dried or fresh fruit, almonds, nuts, raisins.

 

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