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VIDEO: The Making of Traditional Hungarian Honey Cakes

    For most of his adult life, László Radics has been making traditional Hungarian honey cakes in his family’s home workshop in Debrecen, Hungary. In this video, he shows us how they are made, and explains a bit of the history behind honey cakes.

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How Not to Eat Hungarian Honey Cakes

Honey cakes. Even the name sounded delicious! I first encountered these traditional Hungarian treats during a visit to Hortobagy National Park in far Eastern Hungary. They lined a table in the tiny museum displaying local arts and crafts, enticing me with their adorable shapes: hearts, maidens in traditional dresses, chickens, pigs, horses, curved…

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PHOTO: Centuries-old Honey Cake Molds in Debrecen, Hungary

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Carved by hand, these wooden honey cake molds have been used to make the popular Hungarian cookies for hundreds of years in Debrecen, Hungary

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PHOTO: Packaging Honey Cakes in Debrecen, Hungary

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Preparing to package honey cakes, which have for generations been made by one family in Debrecen, Hungary

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