Lekach is an amazingly sweet Jewish traditional honey cake. It is also a highly traditional food that is usually baked for the Israel's most important celebrations such as Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year). Originally, the lekach symbolizes the 'sweetness' and prosperity of the following year, therefore, it is served for the New Year's Eve. As for the types of it, we can't say that there exists one recipe for it, as in the course of years a few of them have developed. However, usually, the lekach is in a form of loaf, resembling sponge cake. Also, it is told to be date back to a type of bread ancient Egyptians used to bake.
September 29–October 01, 2019
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