Mrs Raffald’s Bride Cake (1769)

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Cookery of England

The Cookery of England

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Published 1975

  • About

This is a superb dark fruit cake, which keeps for months and is well suited for occasions other than weddings. The quantities given by Mrs Raffald for a wedding make a cake of just over 20 lb.: they are reduced here to make a cake of about lb. (