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Korean Walnut Cakes

Paul Lukas | Nov 14, 2005 07:50 PM

Just got back from Toronto, where a friend took me to the city's Koreatown area. While there, she introduced me to something really, really wonderful: walnut cakes. They're little balls of dough formed in walnut-shaped molds, filled with various combinations of red bean paste, mashed potatoes, and walnuts. Six for $1.25, addictively delicious, plus the machine that makes them as amazing to watch, sort of like a Willy Wonka contraption.

My Toronto friend said, "You must have these in New York too, right?" But I'd never seen them before. Do we have them here?

Fingers crossed,
Paul

Link: http://www.torontoist.com/archives/20...

Image: http://static.flickr.com/1/647499_846...

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