Recipe on a tombstone
October 25, 2009 7:31 PM   Subscribe

My Googling skills are apparently insufficient. I remember once upon a time seeing on the web a picture of a woman's tombstone that said something like "I told you you could have my (coffee cake?) recipe over my dead body" and underneath followed the recipe. Does anyone know where on the net it is? Thanks!
posted by Daddy-O to Food & Drink (6 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
 
Cinnamon Cake. I don't read Hebrew, though!
posted by HopperFan at 7:52 PM on October 25, 2009


http://www.amazon.com/Corpses-Coffins-Crypts-History-Burial/dp/0805050663

One reader says this: My favorite: she found a headstone in New England that had the usual information, b.-, d.-, and the it had a recipe carved into the stone. Under that was also chiseled, "I told you the only way you were gettin this recipe was ov...more
posted by rakish_yet_centered at 7:59 PM on October 25, 2009


1 kg flour
50 gram "shmarim" (maybe someone else can help, I don't remember what that means)
quart of salt
3 eggs

7 cups of sugar
200 gram margarine
1.5 cups of milk
cinnamon to taste
posted by ttyn at 8:00 PM on October 25, 2009


Response by poster: It wasn't in Hebrew, it was in English. What I'm looking for is a picture of it. Thanks though!
posted by Daddy-O at 8:08 PM on October 25, 2009


I'm pretty sure shmarim means yeast there, if any future searchers are interested. Sorry, no leads on an English version.
posted by leesh at 8:09 PM on October 25, 2009


This puts one in New Jersey, but doesn't have a photo.
posted by hades at 12:31 AM on October 26, 2009


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