Japan’s Beloved Christmas Cake Isn’t About Christmas At All – NPR (blog)


NPR (blog)
Japan's Beloved Christmas Cake Isn't About Christmas At All
NPR (blog)
The dessert is a type of sponge cake, covered with snow-white whipped cream and topped with perfectly shaped, ruby red strawberries. It's a beloved December-time treat on the island nation — and not just because it's delicious. In fact, Christmas cake

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Christmas cupcakes sure to please any audience – Salisbury Post


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Christmas cupcakes sure to please any audience
Salisbury Post
But during college, my tune began to change. I don't know if it was the time my friends and I made tie-dye cupcakes, or the day I randomly decided to search for “cute cupcakes” on the Internet (I'm sure I should have been studying for exams or writing

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Forget Lumpy Fruitcake. Rum-Saturated Caribbean Black Cake Is Here for the … – LA Weekly


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Forget Lumpy Fruitcake. Rum-Saturated Caribbean Black Cake Is Here for the
LA Weekly
If you thought you could never like a fruitcake, don't throw in the towel until you've tried black cake, the tasty holiday treat made throughout the English-speaking Caribbean for Christmas, New Year's and weddings. Related to British plum pudding, the
Fruitcake: A taste test in the office draws very few takersNorthJersey.com
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Royal family fans: You can own a slice of William and Kate’s wedding cake – CNNMoney


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Royal family fans: You can own a slice of William and Kate's wedding cake
CNNMoney
Several years ago, Julien's sold a piece of cake from the wedding of William's parents, Prince Charles and Princess Diana, for just over $ 6,000, according to the auction house's executive director Martin Nolan. The marital baked good was 27 years old
You can own a slice of William and Kate's wedding cakekfor.com

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Homemade Perfection: Learning to Make Cupcakes – Wall Street Journal


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Homemade Perfection: Learning to Make Cupcakes
Wall Street Journal
Who could resist the perfect cupcake? Moist with just the right frosting-to-cake ratio and maybe a pretty garnish on top. The proliferation of cupcake shops has upped the ante for what was once a simple children's treat. You don't have to go searching