You probably might have heard of Persian love Cake but not been lucky enough to taste it yet. This enchanting cake reminds you of a late-spring rose garden. In fact, this is one of the most delicious floral cake that you can ever have. This cake is flavoured with cardamom, rosewater, and citrous, and is garnished with rose petals and pistachios.
There are many different recipes for this cake. All of these recipes have their inspiration from Persian bakery where using of natural ingredients is the main concept of baking. Traditional Persian bakery has a root in culture and tradition of the Iran. Iran is a land of diversity in terms of agricultural products. Undoubtedly this is the reason for a wide ranges of different sweets and desserts in the country. Similarly same concept is valid with Persian Love Cake as the recipes are different from region to another region.
In Azidelicious we are following one of the oldest and most genuine recipes for this cake. Simply a balance between organic rosewater, high quality cardamom and Iranian bright green silvered pistachio. We believe in using original and genuine material and ingredients to get a good result and this is the reason we bring our own stuff from Iran so that we get the same original quality.
The good thing with this cake is that If not eaten all at once, the oil in the ground almond base ensures a moist, densely textured cake that keeps well for a couple of days, covered in foil or a container. Azidelicious Persian love cake is to win hearts. Specially with a sprinkling of dried rose petals, which looks lovely for special occasions.
As well as the original flavour, The Saffron flavoured Persian Love cake is a perfect accompaniment to a cup of tea or coffee.