The Traditional Jamaican Black Cake is preferred and baked by most Jamaicans during the Christmas season. As with cooking, every Jamaican has a slightly different recipe which still turns out great. This recipe is for two 9 inch cakes. It takes a little effort, but the outcome is delicious and gratifying. For the best mouthwatering Jamaican Black …
Christmas cake ~ Jamaicans take Christmas seriously. Very, very seriously. And there is nothing that symbolizes how much preparation and forethought goes into the one day than in the baking of the Christmas Cake. Several pounds of dried mixed fruits, prunes, raisins, cherries are purchased and soaked in rum and red wine months in advance and the grumblings about the high cost of basic food items die down as homemakers set out to buy around 20 different ingredients for one dish.
Whenever you bring this Jamaican rum cake to a gathering or pot luck, be sure to bring the recipe as you'll receive many requests for it. Home and Garden Digest http://www.homeandgardendigest.com/jamaican-rum-cake/
Shivi Ramoutar’s rum-drenched fruit cake recipe is a popular recipe in the Caribbean at Christmas time – every family has their own recipe, and every family claims their recipe is the best. Here's Shivi's boozy version.