Marzipan Cake

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 Marzipan Cake—Gateau d’Amande This dense, moist cake was inspired by the “Calissons d’Aix,” a fifteenth-century confection made in Aix-en-Provence and traditionally served three times a year—on Christmas, Easter, and September 1 (in honor of Saint Giles, a renowned hermit-monk who founded a monastery in Provence during the eighth century). To ensure a moist, chewy consistency, […]