Simnel Loaf Cake – For Easter is a rich fruit cake, with lots of marzipan too. Traditionally in the UK this moist and delicious cake is served on Easter Sunday.
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Black Bun – Scottish Hogmanay Cake is a lovely rich fruit cake encased in pastry. It’s enjoyed at Hogmanay and has a rich and fruity as well as spicy texture.
Rich and fruity with lots of booze. Perfect for Christmas, or at anytime at all. I saw a lovely recipe on Delia Smith’s wesbite for a Creole Christmas Cake. It was a rich, fruity cake, with lots of different alcohols in it. I couldn’t fathom why it was ‘Creole’, but I was certainly intrigued by how […]
Barm Brack is an Irish Tea Loaf. It is most often eaten, I understand, at Halloween. However I love to eat a cake rich in fruit at almost any time. It is just something that goes so well with a cup of tea. The main reason for doing this recipe now is simply to show […]
This year instead of the traditional iced Christmas Cake I have decided to make Dundee Cake. It is still a rich fruit cake, but instead of using marzipan and royal icing to cover it there is just a layer of blanched almonds laid in circles on the top. This is a traditional cake too and […]