Lithuanian Honey Cake / Tortas “Medutis“

Honey cake is one of the most famous cakes in Lithuania. Therefore there are many recipes and preparation methods for this cake. Some bake thick, fluffy sponges, some very thin cookie disks. Some prepare the cream with whipping cream, others with sour cream. Sometimes this cake has 4-5 layers of cream, sometimes a whole 10….

Cake “Friendship“ / Pyragas „Draugystė“

I have no idea about the origin of this cake, but everyone in Lithuania knows it. In fact, this cake is not even very special, but it always reminds me of those traditional “tea“ type of cakes from my childhood. If my mom didn’t bake something delicious at home, then she brought a “Friendship“ cake…