A Hundred Layer Cake

Simtalapis is a traditional Tartar bakery, often prepared for various traditional celebrations. The simtalapis is made from layered yeast dough. When the latter rises, even two people pulls it by the edges. Work is very complex, requiring a lot of skill. Baking of simtalapis is a continuous process of improvement, because every time it succeeds differently. The cake is baked in a furnace, which is fired only with deciduous wood. The stuffing of simtalapis is poppy seeds mixed with sugar, and layers greased with melted butter. The formed pie is baked in a round baking tin.

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