Alize Pâcaude refers to Easter cake from the department of Vendée, in the Pays-de-la-Loire region in west-central France, on the Atlantic Ocean. This Easter cake is made from bread dough flavored with orange-flower/blosson water and enriched with butter, eggs and sugar. This is traditionally baked on Holy saturday during Easter and usually weigh up to 2 kilograms. The rising of the dough stopped after 2 hours.
Alize Pâcaude is also called Alize Pâquaude. Sometimes also called Gâche Vendéenne.
Alize Pâcaude is pronounced "ah-leez pah-kohd" (aliz pakod) .