|Alternative names||Bee sting cake|
|Place of origin||Germany|
|Main ingredients||Yeast dough, almonds, vanilla custard, Buttercream or cream|
Bienenstich is a very tasty dessert with an interesting origin. One source cites a legend of German bakers from the 15th century who lobbed beehives at raiders from a neighboring village, successfully repelling them, and celebrated later by baking a version of this cake named after their efforts.