Yancheng · Funing Big Cake盐城·阜宁大糕

Legend goes that Funing Big Cake, also called as Yudai Cake, was once used as tribute to Qianlong Emperor in Qing Dynasty. Qianlong tasted it and cannot stop the praise, and he gave the snack the name “Yudai Cake”. This cake is white as snow, soft as cloud, and sweet as honey. The square-shaped slices are of even thickness and clear edges. It is sweet, soft and fragrant in your mouth. The Chinese name of this pastry is “Gao”, which has the same meaning as “high and better”, thus embodying the meaning of good luck and fortune.