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"Home-made versions of this best selling commercial snacking cake
turn up in recipe collections throughout the Beauce.
A product of the giant Vachon bakery at St. Marie, it was launched by founder-bakers Arcade and Rose-Anna Vachon who named it for their eldest two sons Joseph and Louis and not, as some believe , after the heavyweight boxing champion, Joe Louis.
Home recipes use a drop-cookie method and sometimes a marshmallow filling.
The baking cake is made automatically with a diameter of 3 1/2 inches (9 cm)."
Recipe yields about 12 medium or 24 small muffin sized cakes.
Recipe source: A Taste of Quebec by Julian Armstrong