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Alfajor de Medina Almond Cake by 'Aromas de Medina'

Alfajor de Medina Almond Cake by 'Aromas de Medina'

Spiced Almond Cake - Over a Pound

  • Traditional honey and almond spice cake
  • Generations-old recipe
  • Packed with almonds & hazelnuts
  • Firm and flavorful with anise, cinnamon and clove.
  • Nearly a pound & 1 foot long!
  • Size - 14.1 oz/400 g

Alfajor de Medina Cake has been a popular treat in this part of Spain for centuries - possibly as far back as the times of Moorish rule. To create this holiday specialty, almonds and hazelnuts are ground, mixed with honey and spices, and rolled in powdered sugar. Slice this deliciously spiced treat into thin rings and savor with your next cup of coffee or tea!

Its producer, Aromas de Medina, is a family company that uses recipes passed down for generations and shares them with the world. They still make these Christmas treats by hand and pack them one by one into your package. They are located in Medina Sidonia, an ancient city located in the province of Cadiz. Founded by the Phonecians thousands of years ago, some say that this is the oldest city in Europe!

Customer Reviews

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    "Despite having Spanish & Basque ancestry I had no idea "Alfajor" meant "Brick". To say this dessert is "firm" is akin to saying that the Titanic "leaked a little". If you buy it be ready to use a table saw to slice it"

    elSantp - Knoxville, TN - Jan 28, 2018

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    "Great almond flavor; arrived fresh."


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    "Great service too"

    Ken Miller - McKinleyville, CA - Nov 9, 2014

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    "Excellent product, never tested anything like it."

    tamara Batyuk - San Francisco, California - Jan 7, 2013

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    "all your products are great"

    victoria - morrison, Colorado - Jan 6, 2013

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    "I should have read the reviews before I bought this cake. It was SO hard to slice that I thought it was stale. This is not for anyone with weak teeth."

    sally - Feb 14, 2012

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    "The cake was hard as a rock & really difficult to slice. The flavor was okay, not great. It was a big disappointment when we served it as part of dessert Christmas day. "

    Texizz - Jan 13, 2012

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    "not for those who don't like anise flavor, also very hard to cut, otherwise, an enjoyable delight"

    yury - Feb 25, 2011

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