|Alternative names||Kyiv cake|
|Place of origin||Ukraine|
|Region or state||Kiev|
|Creator||Karl Marx Confectionery Factory|
|Main ingredients||Meringue, hazelnuts, chocolate|
|481 kilocalories per 100 g kcal|
|Cookbook:Kiev cake Kiev cake|
A Kiev cake or Kyiv cake (Ukrainian: торт "Київський") is a brand of dessert cake, made in Kiev, Ukraine since December 6, 1956 by the Karl Marx Confectionery Factory (now subsidiary of the Roshen corporation). It soon became popular all over USSR.
The cake has become one of the symbols of Kiev city, particularly by its brand name and package, depicting the chestnut leaf (the informal coat of arms of Kiev).
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