This Honey Cake Tastes Trickier Than It Is

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This Honey Cake Tastes Trickier Than It Is

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IN MOROCCO, honey features in age-old remedies for all sorts of ailments, and in savory dishes as well as desserts. A lamb tagine may be ever so mildly sweetened with honey; fried dough will be dipped in it before being rolled in sesame seeds. But to my mind, there’s no better vehicle for honey’s complex sweetness than this almond-strewn Moroccan cake.

The recipe comes from Dee Rettali, pastry chef at the popular London café Fernandez & Wells, who married into a Moroccan family. One afternoon, heading south from…

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