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By Marnie Vinall
October 11, 2019
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Monarch Cakes

Baking the way grandma used to, from recipes brought over from Poland more than 80 years ago.
By Marnie Vinall
October 11, 2019
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Monarch Cakes in St Kilda have been making desserts on Acland Street since the 1930s. With more than 80 years of experience, it's fair to say this place knows a thing or two about making delicious treats.

The continental custard vanilla slice is one of Monarch's most popular cakes and we can see why. It's made using milk from a small dairy in Gippsland and free range eggs from a local farm. All the ingredients used in the slice are natural and fresh, down to the light and fluffy pastry holding it all together and giving it a yummy – albeit messy – crunch. You can dive into this delightful custard pastry for just $6.50 a pop.

Image: Tracey Ah Kee. 

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