Basque Cake

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Basque Cake, originally from Lapurdi in the Basque-French region, is an emblematic dessert throughout the Basque region.

Characterised by its round shape, soft and crunchy texture, and often decorated with the Basque cross, this cake is made with a base of butter, flour, eggs and sugar.

It has evolved since the Middle Ages, adapting with a variety of fillings ranging from fruit to cream.

oday, it is so popular that there is an annual festival and a museum in its honour.

The Basque Cake is enjoyed in many variations and is a symbol of the rich culinary tradition of the region.