Sweet Finds: Euforia's Thousand-Layer Cakes
Few things are better than a clean ingredient list. A fine example: the Thousand-Layer Cakes by Kartika Castonguay of Arizona-based Euforia. They're made with eggs, butter, sugar, flour, milk, vanilla, salt, and nothing else.
These cakes are a thousand layers in theory, and closer to thirty in reality, but they deliver above expectation in both presentation and flavor. Baked in a classic vanilla and a darker spice version with hints of nutmeg and cinnamon, the cakes are individually packaged in a size ideal for a small snack to accompany coffee or tea. I've never managed get away with eating less than three packs of these buttery creations in one sitting.
The best way to go about trying the cakes is with the 12-piece box which allows you to mix and match flavors, as well as include a few in the flourless variation.
About the author: Originally from Honolulu, Kathy YL Chan writes A Passion For Food, where she chronicles her eats and travels adventures between Hawai'i, New York and beyond. She firmly believes that there is always room for dessert.