Apr 24, 2008

Smith Island cake now Maryland's official dessert

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - An unusual multilayered cake served on Maryland's Eastern Shore has become the state's official dessert. ... Islanders trace the cake to British settlers and traditionally packed slices into the lunch pails of crabbers and oystermen who made up most of the Chesapeake Bay island's economy. Continued

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