In Colonial America, confectionaries and baked goods were the palate's delight to many colonials. However because of the high cost of ingredients such as citrus, spices, nuts, and chocolates, the common colonial man did not have access to such sweet delights. This did not hinder many enterprising shop keepers from offering the imported ingredients from Europe and the Caribbean. Cakes and cookies were flavored with spices, and with the massive influx of Pennsylvania Germans into the port city of Philadelphia, flavors like apples, rum, nutmeg, and cinnamon influenced greatly the recipes of the colonial baker.
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