I suppose every city has its strange quirks of traditional. One of ours in Adelaide is that we invented the "Frog Cake". In the 1800's a Bakery was born which was later to be known as Balfours. In 1922 they developed a wonderful little cake which was to become their trade mark, and it was known as "a Frog Cake".
The cakes are made in the shape of a frog's head, and consist of a square sponge cake coated in jam (the frog's body). The frog's head is made from a firm butter cream and both the body and head are covered in fondant icing. In 2001, the Balfour's frog cake was name a Heritage Icon by the National Trust of South Australia.
It was such a treat when I was little to go to town for the day, and have a cup of tea and a frog cake - sheer heaven. I think we must be the only city in the world that has something you can eat as a Heritage Icon!!! If you ever visit us in Adelaide, you simply must try a Frog Cake!!!