Funing Big Cake of Yancheng

Funing big cake is also known as jade belt cake. It is said that during the Qing dynasty, the cake was presented as a tribute to Emperor Qianlong, who, after having the cake, was full of praise and named it as jade belt cake. The cake is white in color and cut into square slices of the same thickness with square corners. Have a bite of it and you will see how it is soft as clouds and sweet as honey. For the people of Yancheng, gao, the Chinese character for cake, has a similar pronunciation to moving upwards and signifies good fortune.