This is perhaps the classic, most famous, no-bake Christmas fruitcake recipe, dating back to at least 1954.
This recipe drew on ingredients from various parts of the British Empire: the flour from Canada, the brown sugar from Barbados, the orange (originally a Jaffa orange) from Palestine, dried and candied fruits from South Africa. Hence its name.
This recipe uses a food processor to speed things along. You can make it manually instead if you need to.
A classic English pudding recipe.
A classic English dessert.
The upside of this cake is that it’s a make-ahead cake. That’s also the downside — don’t plan on serving it a few hours from now.
Maraschino Cherries © Denzil Green Maraschino cherries are cherries that are dyed a bright red or a bright green, and packed in a syrup of sugar. To make maraschino cherries, fresh cherries are soaked in brine to firm them up, then soaked in fresh water. After that they are coloured, flavoured, and put into a…