Frankfurt Crown Cake

Butter-creme cake Frankfurt style

Frankfurt speciality: Frankfurter Kranz
Frankfurt speciality: Frankfurter Kranz - © #visitfrankfurt, Holger Ullmann

Frankfurt Crown Cake was created by an unknown master baker in 1735. It symbolises a crown, with golden brittle placed around the outside and jewel-like cherries as decoration. Frankfurt was seen as the "crown city" of the German Empire for many years.