Lithuanian Spit Cake

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Thank you for this article! I was so intrigued that I was determined to get one for Christmas. Luckily, we do Christmas in Chicago, so I was able to get one at Racine Bakery.

Heads up to anyone else who goes there — to get a fresh spit cake, you need to get your order in a week or so before Christmas. I missed that deadline, but no matter because they also had a bunch of packaged ones that had been imported from Lithuania.


AHHH! That looks amazing.

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It is unique. Tastes like slightly hard waffle. But you do want them fresh, they get stale after a day or so. Was fortunate they got one for a family gathering on my last visit.


I just got back from Lithuania and have a few more photos. Alas I didn’t see them made but we had some more at a gathering and I saw it in shops.