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Hungary awaits Pope Francis with a candy ‘Chew of Heaven’

Confectioner Zsolt Karl has made a particular cake he calls “a chunk of Heaven” utilizing dried fruits talked about within the Bible and hopes Pope Francis will style his creation throughout his go to to Hungary this Sunday.
Pope Francis is because of arrive in primarily Roman Catholic Hungary on Sunday to rejoice a Mass in Budapest’s historic Heroes’ Sq.. Then he’ll head on to Slovakia the identical day for a go to culminating in a open-air Mass on the Sastin pilgrimage web site in western Slovakia on Sept. 15.
Karl, who runs his cake store within the small city of Dunaharaszti, south of Budapest, received a nationwide competitors for the cake, which he served for the primary time at a Eucharistic Congress in Budapest this week.
Worker of Karl Confectionery prepares the “A chunk of Heaven”, deserts created by a Hungarian confectioner Zsolt Karl in Dunaharaszti, Hungary. (REUTERS/Marton Monus)
“I cooked a sugar syrup with cinnamon and honey, and I put the diced dried fruits in it,” he mentioned.
“We experimented with the proportions of the dried fruits in order that when one eats the cake one feels completely different tastes in each 5-10 seconds.”
Below the circumstances of the competition the cake needed to be easy, final lengthy with out cooling and be made utilizing substances contained within the Bible akin to figs, dates,
apricots, plums, and honey.
Karl’s cake, which has a pastry just like a Hungarian specialty “beigli”, a roll often stuffed with poppyseed or walnut and historically made for Christmas, is stuffed with
dried figs, plums, dates and apricots, in addition to candied cherries, sugared orange peel, and roasted almonds.
“I actually hope that the Pope will style our pastry,” Karl mentioned.
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