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ring cake from Alsace

Photographie d'un kouglof (spécialité alsacienne)

Kougelhopf or kougelhopf in Alsace, or Gugelhupf in German, Kouglof is a light, airy yeast cake baked in a special spiral fluted mould. It usually comes plain, flavoured with vanilla and lemon zest, or chocolate, or marbled vanilla and chocolate. Some contain dried fruit or nuts or Kirsch.


Grand Est

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Vargenau assumed (based on copyright claims).