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(Daron Taylor/ The Washington Post)
Election cakes may be the perfect sweet end to a bitter campaign season
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America used to celebrate democracy in action when our country began with ‘election cakes’. Sweet, spiced and fruit-filled cakes designed to sustain voters at the polls. The cakes fell out of fashion in the mid-1800s but a new generation of bakers is reviving old recipes for the 2016 election.
America used to celebrate democracy in action when our country began with ‘election cakes’. Sweet, spiced and fruit-filled cakes designed to sustain voters at the polls. The cakes fell out of fashion in the mid-1800s but a new generation of bakers is reviving old recipes for the 2016 election.
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