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Cake that will last 3 days??

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FIFIBEBE Tue 15-Oct-13 20:43:18

I have promised a cake to a new Foodbank Cafe next week, I unexpectedly need to go away 3 days before it is needed. Can anyone suggest a cake that will get better or last for at least 3 days? I usually do Nigella's Clementine cake or a fruit cake in these circumstances but have overdone these a bit recently.

NigelMolesworth Tue 15-Oct-13 20:45:08


thingamajig Tue 15-Oct-13 20:45:54

Fruitcakes tend to do well, or something like ginger parkin (traybake, cuts up well) will improve with time.

OldBeanbagz Tue 15-Oct-13 20:46:37

Parkin? The recipe says best kept for 3-5 days before eating.

Ours didn't last that long though thlblush

FIFIBEBE Tue 15-Oct-13 20:53:20

Superb idea! Completely forgot about that, will do that. Thank you.

devonsmummy Tue 15-Oct-13 21:03:10

If you substitute the butter for oil the cake will last longer.
I made chocolate cake that tasted just as good 7 days on

4merlyknownasSHD Wed 16-Oct-13 10:05:57

Madeira? It is generally better after two or three days anyway.

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