Peach Cake
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from The Prince of Transylvania's Court Cookbook (Hungary, 16th c.), entitled "Peach Cake". [insert a brief description of dish here, possibly including any or all of the following: characteristics of the final dish, when or how it might have been served, and why you selected it]

The Source Recipe
The original text of the recipe is as follows:

Peach cake. Peel the peach, slice it, take out the seeds, add cinnamon and sugar, pour rose or marjoram water onto it, and if you have neither, wine will do. Now you know how to make stuffing for any coke, so I shall speak about the pot. Knead the dough with eggs, if you're making only one cake, five or six eggs will be enough, flatten the dough with a rolling pin, then you can make any kind of shape from this, like stars or birds. I can't speak about the shape of the cake pot, for I did not learn that, other nations' books tell you how to make animal shapes.

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