Fruited Supper Cake

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Appears in
The Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook: Stories, Recipes and Secret Tips from Prize-Winning Show Cooks

By Liz Harfull

Published 2014

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Slap-up lunches prepared by the women of the district and served for ridiculously low prices are a country show tradition, but in times gone by the facilities available to feed hundreds of people were a far cry from today’s commercial kitchens.

Enid Cox remembers the days just after World War II when a team of women sweated over open fires to boil beetroot and plum puddings for the Maleny Agricultural Show in south-eastern Queensland. ‘We would be crying our eyes ou