recipes and other info on the oft-maligned cake
that is so popular around the holidays.
version contains 17 ingredients, with raisins, cherries, pineapple, mixed fruit,
pecans and almonds. The baking time is anywhere from 1 hour and 45 minutes to 2
hours and 20 minutes depending on what type of pan you use.
Looking for one made with Jack
Daniels Bourbon? This one
counts a half-cup of Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey among its 12
ingredients. It contains dates, raisins, apricots orange juice and pecans
version comes from Corsicana, which is 50 miles south of Dallas. It is baked
with the old world recipe brought to Corsicana by August "Gus"
Weidmann from Wiesbaden, Germany back
in 1896. The bakery that makes them has been in the mail order business ages ago
when John Ringling's circus troupe tasted the Deluxe Texas version. They wanted
to send these popular Christmas treats back home to friends and family in
The most popular monk's
variation comes from Assumption
Abbey. The monks at this Trappist monastery, in the foothills of the
Missouri Ozarks, have been making these for decades. The reason they are
so popular is that they got help in getting started from a world-class chef
named Jean Pierre Auge', who was employed by the Duke and Duchess of
Windsor. All aspects of the preparation are done right at the monastery.
Here's a page
with info about lots of products sold by monks in the U.S. in order to keep
their monasteries open.
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