That brilliantly yellow sunny center is indeed lemon curd, a dollop of which is dropped into a gluten-free cake made with ground almonds, brown rice flour, sugar, eggs, and brown butter. It's a true butter-fest as the tangy butteriness of the curd complements the sweet butteriness of the cake.
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The salted caramel pecan babka roll at The Sycamore Kitchen is stunning. Toasted pecans are held in place by a thick layer of sticky sugar, which gives the outer layers of the roll a little crunch. The inner layers are soft, with the enticing smell of yeast bread.