Let Them Eat Cake!
Marie Antoinette was supposedly have cried this out, in a fit of rage with her husband, the King of France. I bet if she had a Smith Island Cake; she would have kept it for herself. The decadent multilayer Smith Island cake is an architectural masterpiece, has as many as 10 layers sandwiched between layers of fudgy frosting.
A source of pride on the island the women would make one for evening dessert and for all types of social events. They would be brought to church functions and family gatherings. Smith Island Cakes are an all occasion dessert. The Island favorite would be the traditional chocolate.
The Smith Island Cake has gained more notoriety since it has become the Maryland State Dessert in 2008. National Geographic claims that it is one of the best desserts, and worth the trip out to the island. To make a trip out to the island to try this amazing cake; book a trip on Smith Island Cruises.
You can purchase these cakes on the island at the Bayside Inn Restaurant to take home with you. They sell whole, half and slices to go. Tell us below what is your favorite type of cake and who you would like to eat it.