Being a bon vivant, his table was never short of the best delicacies as befits a king. The sponge cake was one of the most popular delicacies and now we enter the realm of legend and a few other short culinary «stories»: on one of the occasions when the court came here, there was such anxiety that the cake wasn't completely baked and gained its peculiar consistency and appearance. The king and the rest of the court gave such compliments to such a delicacy that, from that day onwards, it was always baked in the same way.
This is how we reached the contemporary Alfeizerão sponge cake, a conventual cake that was present at the king's table and in church auctions every time there was a festivity or a special event.
It is sold in its own shop and respecting tradition since 1925, and it is still praised by presidents and other illustrious clients who associate Alfeizerão with the famous sponge cake and with the CASA DO PÃO-DE-LÓ DE ALFEIZERÃO