'Cake Me Away' Presents Pastry Team Favorites in New Dessert Extravaganza for Guests on Holland America Line Cruises
More than 22 decorative cakes and trendy, mini-jar cakes added to Lido Market's Sweet Spot in time for National Cake Day
"Our pastry team has some of the most talented chefs in the world, and Cake Me Away allows us to bring flavors from their home countries to our guests," said
Cake Me Away occurs once on seven-day cruises and multiple times on longer sailings, depending on length, in Lido Market. Cake Me Away combines culinary décor with all-time favorite and popular cake flavors – including original cakes like the Heaven and Hell cake (which layers angel and devil's food cakes with a peanut butter frosting).
To accommodate the dietary needs of all guests, Cake Me Away selections include gluten free, vegan and no-sugar added options.
Cake Me Away flavors include:
- Mille Crepe Cake with layers of cream and crepes.
- Heaven and Hell Cake with layers of angel and devil's food cakes topped with peanut butter frosting.
- Concorde Cake, a gluten-free option made from chocolate meringue.
Roca Cakelayers chocolate cake with chocolate ganache, whipped cream and homemade almond roca (a hard toffee with chopped nuts and chocolate).
- Sans Rival Cake, a recipe from
the Philippinesthat layers buttercream, meringue and chopped cashews.
- Carrot Cake, a traditional carrot cake with warm spices, chopped nuts and cream cheese frosting.
- Cookies and Cream Cake, alternating layers of cake and crushed chocolate cookies.
- Crème Brûlée Cake, inspired by the classic French dessert with vanilla cake, creamy custard and pastry cream.
Mini Cakes in a Jar
Mini-jar cakes are a bite-size take on the current trend of layered jar cakes.
Black Forest: devil's food cake layered with kirsch frosting and cherry compote, topped with chocolate shavings and a cherry.
- Carrot Cake: traditional carrot cake layered with cream cheese frosting, topped with toasted and chopped walnuts.
- Cookies and Cream: devil's food cake layered between cream cheese frosting, and Oreo cookies.
- Key Lime Pie: key lime filling baked on a graham cracker crust, then topped with Crème Chantilly and candied lime zest.
- Red Velvet: layers of red velvet cake, chocolate buttercream and cream cheese frosting topped with red velvet crumbs and white chocolate shavings.
- S'mores: layers of graham cracker crumbs, devil's food cake crumbs, boiled icing and chocolate mousse with torched icing.
- Strawberry Pavlova: chopped meringue layered with white mousse, fresh strawberries, strawberry sauce and chopped meringue.
The Talent Behind Cake Me Away
Comprising 198 pastry and assistant chefs across the fleet, the pastry team hails from
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