"Every year my husband requests basque cake for his birthday. I don’t always listen, but this year I did! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Basque cake originates from the Basque region sandwiched between France and Spain. There are many versions of basque cake (gateau basque). ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This version is filled with a thin layer of strawberry jam and a generous portion of vanilla pastry cream. The cake crust is super buttery and crisp."