Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Traditional Fruit Cake – The Way It Should Be Made

Fruit cake goes back many, many years to ancient Rome where it was made with ingredients like pine nuts, raisins, barley, and pomegranate seeds. The tradition continued into the Middle Ages when the actual name “fruit cake” was given to this dessert. It was at this time that fruits that were preserved were included in the cake. These pastries spread rapidly and developed into many variations. Our traditional fruit cake at Beatrice Bakery Company gives you a delicious dessert option for special occasions.

Mass Production in the US.

Mass production of fruit cake started in the U.S. These cakes have certainly been the focus of some humor down through the years. This is in part because some of the recipes created have lacked appeal for the taste buds. However, there are many versions of traditional fruit cake that are very delicious and appealing.

Homemade vs. Mass Produced

Many recipes made at home can turn out great, provided that the person making the cake is following a delicious recipe and knows how to bake the cake properly, but can turn out poorly in the hands of an inexperienced baker. Likewise, most mass-produced fruit cakes have received a poor reputation for having little to no flavor and lacking quality ingredients.

Traditional Fruit Cakes from a Bakery

Despite the checkered past reputation of the fruit cake, there are some bakeries that know how to make delicious traditional fruit cakes. At Beatrice Bakery Company, we offer some of the most mouthwatering fruit cake you will ever taste!

If you are not familiar with enjoying a fruit cake this delicious, you may be pleasantly surprised with how good these cakes can taste when they are made by experienced bakers who take great care in creating a dessert.

Maybe it’s time to try something different. A traditional fruit cake from Beatrice Bakery Company can bring the history of these cakes straight to your taste buds. Take some time to look over our selection of desserts. We have a range of options for you to choose from for your enjoyment anytime of the year. Shop our selection of fruit cakes on our website today!

Monday, December 10, 2018

A Little Bit About Fruit and Nut Cake

The infamous fruit and nut cake has been enjoyed by many for centuries. Making one of these rich cakes is a very involved process. They can be made far in advance of the time of eating and stored in a cool dry place that preserves its flavor and great taste. At Beatrice Bakery Company we provide many kinds of delicious fruit and nut cakes.

Making Fruit and Nut Cake

Making one of these fruit cakes that includes nuts can take a few days. The first step involves preparing the fruits and nuts. They can be soaked for a few days in fruit juice. Next, the cake recipe will be followed that produces the delicious cake. Various fruits are nuts can be substituted according to individual tastes and preferences. In making these cakes, it is important for the prescribed weight of the fruits and nuts to be maintained.

The batter is made after the fruits and nuts are prepared. They are then mixed in the batter and baked. These cakes are generally baked a low temperature for an extended time period until fully baked. A cake tester should be used to check if the cake is fully done.

The Effort is Worth It

Of course, even though the effort put in to make these cakes is worth it, it can be very time consuming. Now you can enjoy a professionally made fruit and nut cake from an experienced bakery like Beatrice Bakery Company. You will be surprised how delicious the fruit in the cake is after you try it for the first time!

Fruit and nut cakes are often made well in advance of the holidays. When it is soaked in some type of fruit juice, that juice is soaked into the cake and absorbs, giving it its rich flavor when it is finally served and eaten.

Enjoy your Christmas fruit cake this year from the hands of professionals who care at Beatrice Bakery Company. Shop our selection today!

Monday, December 3, 2018

Christmas Fruit Cakes for Your Enjoyment

There are many varied reasons why people choose fruit cakes during the Christmas season. Some people choose to cook the dark fruit cake only during the holidays, and Christmas fruit cakes can also be made either at home or purchased from a professional bakery. At Beatrice Bakery Company we provide the most delicious Christmas fruit cakes available this holiday season!

A Delicious Fruit Cake at Christmas

As one of the most enjoyable and fun filled seasons of the year, you simply don’t want to miss out on a delicious fruit cake during the holidays. However, the recipes for these fruit cakes are sometimes difficult and require plenty of work. Does your family have baking secrets that are passed down from generation to generation? These cakes of been around for hundreds of years and there are different varieties enjoyed among different families.

Christmas fruit cakes are made in a variety of different ways with different ingredients depending on preference. However, you can ensure that you and your family get to enjoy one of the most delicious fruit cakes you have every Christmas by choosing fruit cakes we offer at Beatrice Bakery Company.

Types of Fruit Cakes You Can Find

There are two different types of fruit cakes commonly enjoyed during the holidays. They are:

Light fruit cake – lighter in appearance as a result of the ingredients used to make the cake. As is obvious, it has a lighter, golden color after it is cooked. Ingredients include almonds, granulated sugar, pineapple, corn syrup, golden raisins, and more.

Dark fruit cake – this cake is darker in appearance due to its ingredients, which include dark raisins, light brown sugar, prunes, walnuts, molasses, etc. The cake appears very dense, heavy and moist.

Each person has their own preference between the lighter version and the more lavish darker version.

In general, Christmas fruit cakes can be stored in the fridge for quite some time after Christmas and enjoyed on occasion.

Enjoy a special Christmas fruit cake this year from the hands of professional who cares at Beatrice Bakery Company. Shop our selection today!