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.
The best Christmas cake recipe I have tried. It was a great success last year and I look forward to trying it again this year. I used brandy and let it mature for about 8 weeks feeding it more brandy every now and again.
Garlic & herb flatbread - this bread is amazing - I served it with curry & it really is like naan. For herbs I used sage, rosemary, parsley, chives & coriander, but only because it's what I had on hand, it would go well with any herbs & I will definitely be making it again - Favorite