A chimney cake is an Eastern European fair food commonly found at outdoor markets, It's origins began in Hungary, but Romania, Czech Republic and other countries claim it as theirs too! Also known as kurtoskalcs, it is a delicious treat that comes in different flavors!
A chimney cake is made from a yeast dough and is traditionally finished with a caramelized sugar coating. The outside can be rolled in cinnamon sugar, sprinkles, coconut, chocolate, sugar, maple and more!
A chimney cake tastes similar to a sweet bread with a soft, doughy inside and a crunchy outside.
The yeast dough is wrapped around a dowel, traditionally coated in sugar, then baked rotisserie style.
No, chimney cakes are not gluten free, sorry!
Yes, chimney cakes can be stored in the freezer for about one month. To reheat, either place in the oven, air fryer, or microwave until your desired temperature!