A Non Traditional Caribbean Christmas Rum/Fruit …. Oye! HAPPY HOLIDAYS, Hey Chris, I am following your receipe this year 2012 and making Black Cake for Christmas!! Thank you! the fruit or the brandy? maraschino cherry 1/2 lb Hi Chris~ If it’s not fully cooked, put it back in for another 20-30 minutes. I got a bit overzealous a few months ago and soaked a whole batch of fruit (more that 1lb of each). Your new Bahan food groupie. Thanks for being our inspiration. If not how is it best stored? The problem with bottled browning is that it varies (in color and taste) based on manufacturer. I shall try your recipe also. The season is near upon us again. She wasn’t aware of that I had the fruits and was amazed when I bake the cake she enjoyed the cake very much so I had to THANK YOU for your perfect directions. I found a recipe for a traditional english christmas cake which I use, soaking the fruit in RUM for about 6 months before baking the cake. Christmas is not complete in Trinidad or the Caribbean without a Black Fruit Cake. So I am making another one today. So glad I did because it smells wonderful. 1 cup brown sugar I like to put some chopped almonds in mine (not my moms recipe). Today we’ll spend some time preparing the fruits we’ll be using in the actual black cake recipe, as it’s important for the fruit to soak or marinate for at least a month before it’s ready for making the batter for the black cake. I did however put in extra flour and its in the oven now. I intend to set up one soon for next Christmas. (disgusting) Alchohol over the cake will certainly keep it moist and mellow,opposed to being pudding like….. Hi let me put your mind at ease you can bake without eggs .I am vegan and I bake all sorts of cakes and I use no eggs.I am not sure where you live but you can go to a health food store or even in some supermarkets and buy ground flax seed and that can be used as egg substitute. Set my old style oven to 300F; 250F in my oven is for keeping food warm. Excellent step by step instructions I am going to try and bake I will let you know how it turns out. If you don’t have a year to soak the fruits, you can put fruits with rum and port wine , on stove in deep pot under low heat, boil them with pot cover on and adding port wine as it evaporates. When you mention that we need 1 lb of mixed peel, what kind of mixed peel, like orange peel, grapefriut peel? I love it and now that I am followeing your recipe I know I will do a good job. As a Trini I always had a member of the family do the baking, but here I am in the US and there is no one I can rely on to do it for me. Gotta to try and impress the in laws to be… oh! sorry to make this email so long, but i need to have all my ducks in a row b/4 i start.. Besides the scent of freshly painted walls, varnished floors, new curtains and bed sheets… the tempting fragrance out of the oven leading up to and including Christmas day is one of pure joyful memories for me. It’s always appreciated. raisins 1/2 lb Hello Chris, I have always wanted to take a Trini black cake recipe and bake it in muffin tins. I really prefer the fruits pureed, for I hate to feel chunks of fruit still laying around in my mouth after I’ve finished swallowing the cake. best Black cake and sponge cake ever. LOL About to start my cake in a few minutes and am using this recipe. its in the oven!! I started my soaked fruits about a month ago(Nov 14) and I really can't wait to try it out. Any idea how to do this in terms of oven temperature and cooking time in the muffin tins? I’ll be using a food processor to mince or puree the fruits, but if you’re old school and want to use a food mill.. do your thing. Thank you Chris for your delicious recipes. I’m about to try this recipe. Couldnt wait, so snipped a piece off the corner. I never measure the fruit, I just use what I like in any amount. I would love to try this however I dont drink alcohol is there a way to substitute the alcohol? Its Chris... enter your name & email address below and I'll send you SIZZLE. Wish me luck! thanks. I'm going to try the black cake next. See more ideas about Cake, Trini food, Caribbean recipes. ( about 3 teaspoons), I’m having hard time finding lemon peel and mixed essence in the carribean stores in west palm beach any suggestions, Keva, you could try the Caribbean restaurants. i love fruit cake, but i wanted it to be extra special. just a question when you store your mix have you considered using mason jars?…with the mason jars you sort of “lock” in the flavors but with added safety…. I now had the ‘wet’ batter completely mixed. It’s a good thing I soak more fruits like you said for this Christmas so it was a quick make. I usually get lazy and buy one ready made, nothing like ours from Barbados; but not bad, and I cut slits in it and pour on some whisky and wine until it is soaked up. I also use any left over wine I have. (all pre-cut for ya). The longer the fruit sits in the alcohol, the better it tastes; minimum 2 weeks, maximum 3 months. In the video below I explain this. thanks and have a great Christmas. I am so dyeing to make this recipe. it does darken a bit… try not to overdo it with the browning or you’ll end up a a sort of ‘burnt’ flavor. . I have not yet found the perfect recipe… this could be the one. How soon after its out the oven should i add the rum, whine sherry… 2. sherry 4 cups Didnt want to make mistake after soaking fruit for 2 months (expensive cake to make). After a week, I drizzle more liquor. Of course, I am so going to make the Black Cake & it's funny because that's how I found you. Michelle, in North America when we say cup, we have what’s called a measuring cup. 2 cups allpurpose flour I almost was not going to make fruit cake, but decided to do it as it really does not take too long to make. A blessed holiday season to all of you. May God’s unconditional love continue iin your life. Mix and bake in a buttered and floured bread pans until an inserted knife comes out clean–about 1hour 10 min. Long life, good health, many, many more. Nov 2, 2019 - Lentil Peas Soup Recipe Type: Soups Cuisine: Caribbean Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking) Ingredients 1/2 cup dried lentil peas 3 cups water (to boil the lentil peas) 1 1/2 cups pumpkin, chopped 1/2 lg. Can I substitute molasses for browning? I know my bro n sis in NY who’s about to receive theirs by mail soon will enjoy it too. It’s June now and it’s her birthday she ask me to make it for her. Merry Christmas to you and your family. Could you help me out with one thing. Always looking to you for yummy recipe’s, you make it sound and look so easy. I didn’t realize that in North America, prunes are associated with constipation…. The test batch I made was quite good. Hey Chris I made this last year family loved it .I’m Guyanese so its a bit different from my mom and grandmother.Any how we will enjoy it this year again. Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a5384d4a5a98295e58a1263e0f5e463b" );document.getElementById("a2081747cc").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. They are ground in the food processor with 1 1/2 bottles total of dark rum and brandy. I don’t think he cared much as he would sample the rum and cherry brandy during the process for that mellow state of mind. Perfect on first try!!! Hi Chris, I have been asking everyone for the recipe for Black Cake, and everybody says that someone is baking one for them……well I am sure to try your method and will tell you how it came out. 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg (freshly grated if possible) Hi Chris, Yuh fruit cake recipe sounds like de real ting. Will let you know how it turns. This can be stored in any cool dark spot in your kitchen or pantry. I studied your recipe and instructions carefully and checked out a few other sites as well. That’s why there is lime zest in the recipe, To correct myself i meant i am soaking 4 pounds of each fruit, Hi chris in the basic recipe its a pound of everything right..so how come you used more than two cups of fruits ?I am just trying to figure out the ratios because i am soaking pouds of each fruits together so i wanted to know if two cups of the final fruits mixture would be correct…thanks, To correct myself i meant i am soaking 4 pounds of each fruit together. some burnt sugar–maybe 3T. When you soak the mixed fruits in port wine and rum, for about a year, it will give you the color and you wont’t need as much browning which does change the taste. How long would you bake if you did one at a time? Just a small tip , add a pan of water in the oven under the cake for a really moist cake . God bless you and your family thanks for sharing your reciepts with us. 1 teaspoon mixed essence My mom and I tried your recipe tonight and we doubled it, except for the eggs, and the batter was delicious, we can’t wait for the cakes to come out of the oven. As we got older, this job became ours (I still have a love for prunes as I’m sure my mom’s recipe had about 1/4 lb less prunes than what she started off with)… if only I could convince our daughters to help me! I can dip out fruit anytime and it’s ready for use. Currently have new batch of fruits soaking. How many ounces does the measurement cup take as I would like to follow this recipe. This is what I found worked for my mother and aunt. Hi Chris wonderful recipe here… couple questions 1. Its consistency will be similar to molasses (thick). Keep safe. Hey Chris, Last Christmas was the first time I made black cake for my wife I always buy because she like it. Or would you suggest that I only make the whole recipe? I also add cream Liquer. I really dont know what to purchase. I tried this recipe, great except the appears greasy after cooling but after 3 days perfect. What is your cup measurement in weight? we don’t own one (Santa, please bring Chris a Kitchen Aid for Christmas. Hey Chris! Thank you for sharing this recipe. preying it works!!! After you have a smooth and fluffy batter base, it’s time to start adding the eggs. will let you know how my cake turns out, Its wonderful to see Trinidad black cake taking a big stand for the best cake for christmas….We are from Madeira island originally ,,but I was only five years old,,when my family moved to Trinidad to make it our new home ,,,and that we did,,and loved every minute of it..My aunt (my mother’s sister was a wiz in the kitchen,,and she saw how the black cake was produced,,and in those days there were no fancy mixers,,the hand was the mixer and we all joined in…I don’t think any one enjoys Christmas as we did…..they were the best………..thank you Querino xx. I bottle sherry, almost half a bottle dark rum, and a bottle of brandy. So I normally add an extra 1/2 pound of cherry just rough chopped when making d cake and i must admit it hits the spot with a glass ah spiked sorrel! I grew up with my stepdad making and selling these every Christmas and in my opinion made the best black cake on the island. This is just my preference. Have a good holiday with your family and friends. I think I have almost 5L of the concoction. what can I substitute for rum, cherry brandy so I can make a non-alcholic black fruit cake ? That is something I can never judge, the size of the pan to how much of the mixture should go in one pan. Yours sounds great. This one looks good and only one person says it came out good. Am going to give you a feed back on the completed, baked and tasted product. Thanks! Hi Chris I first had black cake on a visit to St Lucia ten years ago, from there we went on to St Vincent where my wife is from and sampled the black cake her family make . Port is red wine mixed with brandy (as learned from my time working with a major Canadian wine store). Tastes amazing. Hi Chris, I’m from Trinidad and I just took my cakes out of the oven, they smell divine. hey chris I made the black just the way you have it her, and I must say it came out perfect…thank you so much for the recipe…keep up the good work and merry christmas to and your family…<3, Thanks you very much,i"ll give this a trial run for my birthday .Then the real time will come next christmas God spear life, can"t wait merry christmas caribbean pot…, Your email address will not be published. Just wondering, have you (or anyone reading this) tried making this recipe with Margarine instead of butter? 1 teaspoon lime zest (grated) Yesterday the same group of people called and asked me to make it again. All the islands indulge in some form and the name can vary: Jamaican rum cake, Trinidad black cake, Barbados rum cake. Article from caribbeanpot.com How To Make Caribbean Black Cake Part 1. if its the fruit you can use anyhitng. Its Chris... enter your name & email address below and I'll send you SIZZLE. I used a glass bottle. I use whatever liquor I have, brandy, white/brown rum, port wine, falernum, manichevitz wine. Thanks for sharing!! For e.g Remember you can always tailor this to your own taste by adding any other dried fruits you may like. Master Chef Chris, Thank you. Has anyone tried making this gluten free and used a different type of flour (rice flour perhaps)? Hi Terri, "And she used a special finishing technique Mom had – moist, delicious and infused with a rum, sherry and port"…can you share the technique? My question is, will adding too much browning change the taste of the cake? My fruits have been soaking from early December and this week I am going to do a test run using your recipe. When ready to make the cake I use the darkest muscavado sugar I can get and a generous amount of molasses. here, asking how was your cake. 1t vanilla Our grandmother’s cake is uniquely different than our mom’s and I’m sure when my mom sample the cake I sent for her.. she’ll notice that it’s nothing like hers. God bless you and your family always. Am a lover of black cake. Thank you for this recipe, I certainly have learn a lot thank you .I remember those days back home we the younger kids took terns to wash the butter but instead we are using unsalted butter instead the way you showed us to make it as i remember is exactly i was taught .Usually my sister baked my cake but this year she will not be baking so i will ,thanks for the tips, great job, Im about to give your recipe a try. Hello fellow bakers, this is the first time I am attempting the fruit cake. Delectable!!! Will let you know Christ how they turn out. Trini to d bone! This is going to be our yearly black cake recipe. Then I use half the mixture with —, 1 # creamed butter !Thank you!! The traditional Caribbean Christmas cake, aka euphoria! I keep viewing the youtube vid. I do not know how much of the recipe I will need to make. My father was a master baker and confectioner so I picked up a lot of his skills, one of which was wedding cakes and other celebration cakes so after that visit all my cakes were made from the black cake recipe which I have adapted to my own idea. you dont HAVE to put cherries. How do I increase the recipe? Use More port than rum it will give it sweetness and color and with rum the flavors heighten. do you think if i soak the fruit for a month it will be ok, as apposed to a year? 6 large eggs This explains why most people go though this step as soon as they use the preserved fruits and allow the new batch to marinate for a full year. I’ll be ‘brushing’ the rum on in a while. Mine was soaking from January. Note: The longer you allow the fruits to ‘soak’ or marinate the more flavor it will absorb and it will make for a more rounded and fruity cake. After he died 11years ago, I began to regret not learning to bake all the wonderful goodies he made. Oct 2, 2012 - Learn how to prepare the dried fruits soaked in rum for traditional Caribbean black rum cake. Hi Chris….just want to thank you for another really great recipe. Happy Cooking! We’ll start by giving the prunes a rough chop to make it easier for the food processor and it also allows us to verify that each prune is truly seedless. Should I have put in extra flour? Start pouring rum or brandy on each until the cakes are nearly saturated. Boy oh boy, you only have a small piece at a time. Is this recipe more like the Jamaican rum cake or the Costa Rican black cake? This makes a great fruit cake. I made this cake today and the directions were very clear and easy to follow. Black cake is one of those desserts you’ll find in just about every Caribbean home during the Christmas holidays and as we’ve discussed in part 1, just about everyone does things a bit different. In another bowl I placed the flour, pinch of salt, cinnamon, nutmeg (if you have freshly grated that would work best) allspice and baking powder. Nearly burnt my cake. Black cake is one of those desserts you’ll find in just about every Caribbean home during the Christmas holidays and as we’ve discussed in part 1, just about everyone does things a bit different. Hope it turns out well. I hope someone has an answer for me. I will give you an update. You can source this at any West Indian grocery store or you can make  your own if you prefer. Give that a good mix and I would even suggest sifting to really have it mix evenly. Will let you know how ah mek out. In this recipe I used up all of the pureed fruit in the cake. Chris De La Rosa on Canadian national Tv showcasing Christmas foods of the Caribbean. Already soaked the friuts as you suggested in Part 1, can't wait to bake it I am sure it will taste yummy . shortening and chopped almonds/walnuts. I don’t have support staff, so with 200+ questions/emails/instant messages.. for the cherry brandy he uses sherry here and ive seen people say the use other strong fruit wines or like port or something. Im also master roti maker thanks to you. I also use dates and apricots NEVER MIXED PEEL. I reside in the uk and just wanted to know what size cup i should use in your recipes as i notice you do not use ounces or kg in your recipes. I usually use more raisins than prunes and about half the mixed peel that you use. I think with a fan oven, as mine, the baking time may be less as the heat is curculated evenly and may be half hour less. 1 teaspoon vanilla Hello I’d be interested to hear if any of these alterations have been tried and if they have turned out tasting ok. Hi CK, I made this cake with butter and with margarine, and they were both good. This sounds like a great recipe and the way my mother made black cake , I am going to get busy right now. My granmother loves this cake, I'm gonna definately try this for christmas….. I also use dates as well as prunes and the other fruit in your recipe. I soak my minced fruit for about four months in dark rum as supplied to the British Royal Navy (in which I served for twelve years)and vintage port wine. Thanks again. Dec 5, 2018 - Feel free to vary amounts and types of dried fruits and spices depending on availability and your preference. I keep a (very large) bottle of fruit going all the time. Keep doing what you clearly love man! I seem to recall my Mum use to soak the raisins in rum for a couple weeks before – and HER cake was to die for!! So, guess what, I’m using it again this year. The next step is to pour the entire mixture into a large bowl and add the rest of the rum and sherry. I will be making a black cake for my sons wedding. A very Merry Christmas to you Chris and all the people on this excellent site. See what you meant about brushing with more alcohol after baking. And she used a special finishing technique Mom had – moist, delicious and infused with a rum, sherry and port. As for the cake… In part one of this black cake making recipe we focused on preparing the aromatic fruits we’ll be using to give the cake it truly unique Caribbean flavor. 10 eggs Happy new year to you and your family. Please check your email to get started. So, soaking with rum after it cools give you the carribean high taste. dash of angostura bitters (optional) and a pinch of salt. CaribbeanPot.com – The Best Caribbean Recipes Online by Chef & Gourmand Award Winning Cookbook Author, Chris De La Rosa. Your email address will not be published. Test Fruits if soft, with a fork, if soft turn off fire and rest til cool then add more rum and port then add to you mix as Desired. Iam going to soak my fruits to make my cake,tonight to make black cake it will be my first time making it ,with your recipe i am sure it will come out great. please boss), so in a large bowl I put the sugar and butter and using my handy hand mixer I went to work. Thank you again. I bring to you the best Trinidad black cake recipe. This black cake recipe is one which takes me back to my childhood in Trinidad and Tobago as we all (brothers and sisters) assisted my mom in making these the night before Christmas. Now it’s time to work with the dry ingredients, then combine everything. prunes 1 lb (pitted) Enjoy. I store in a large covered plastic box for at least two months—more is better. Give it a good stir to make sure the fruit absorbs all the liquor goodness and get ready to place it all into a container which can be sealed. Nov 4, 2012 - Learn how to prepare the dried fruits soaked in rum for traditional Caribbean black rum cake. Am sure its going to come out perfect. I learnt this from my busy town cousin, who had no time to soak fruits and needed to add some more to already year soaked ones. and about the sheery, i'm not a sherry drinker, however could i try to purchase a "Cherry Sherry" OR could you reccomend another type of booze.. yayyyyyy, just as long as it has the second booze.. 4-5 cups dried fruits (puree/soaked) i need to get some coins ahead. CaribbeanPot.com - The Best Caribbean Recipes Online by Chef & Gourmand Award Winning Cookbook Author, Chris De La Rosa. Season greetings to you and yours and best wishes for the coming year. I will be trying out this version of black cake. Too much rum will dry out the cake during baking. For the actual cake I add peanut butter, veg. Since your oven will differ from mine, I suggest you give the cake the toothpick test after the 2.5 hrs to see if it’s fully baked. It works that’s what my mom use when she is baking the black cake. Have a merry Christmas and a happy new year. Tried this recipe tonight. I will be using this one. Hello Chris! Your email address will not be published. I love t’dad black cake,,,the family moved to t’dad from madeira when i was a 5year old boy,,,,my aunt soon learnt how to cook trinidad food including the wonderful…..black cake…she had the dry fruit soaking for months,,,and i love the taste of the soaked fruit even at early age i had a good taste for trinidad food……which i still cook in london…….lovely, Hi Chris. My mum and brother both swear that it tastes just like the black cake and a friend of mine from Guyana said the same when I gave her some last Christmas. Not only did I grease then, I also lined them with parchment paper to avoid any issues when they were done baking (to remove them). My current bottle has been going for about 25 years when I first got my family’s recipe handed on to me by my Dad. 1 month socked fruits, ( i kniw i waited too long) iv tasted the batter it taste so good..!! Your email address will not be published. I have been looking for a recipe for black cake . Dude! For these cakes what icing should I use if using for a wedding.. Hello Chris, Some of you may like to actually get little bits of the fruit when the cake is made, so keep an eye on the consistency. When I lived in B’dos I would look forward to their Black cake- couldn’t get the recipe. I took your exact directions in how to make it and it was a blast my Wife enjoyed it she even shared with family in how great it tasted. Is it OK to bake it 1week before and just add a little sherry and or wine till I’m ready to serve? I used it last year and it was a great hit. Sherry is white wine mixed with brandy. My friends brought me rum and bitters from Barbados. Was not here for the Christmas and am having family and friends over on Sunday. Boy, dat ting sweet! Different from the St lucia cake but equally as tasty. The next step is basically to put everything into the food processor and to add about a cup or two of the rum/sherry into it and puree to help the processor. I do not like Jamaican rum cake. Dec 20, 2019 - Christmas season is really in full swing now and all I could think of is sponge cake. I plan to make a 12″ x2″ and 2x 8″ ball cake. I want to make a black/ fruit cake with this recipe. Oye! I top up with any left over wine from dinners etc and the occasional cup of rum through out the year as it does evaporate slowly over time. My grandmother used to set the fruit for a year also. I love black cake. https://www.washingtonpost.com/recipes/trinidad-black-cake/14387 Recipe for preparing the fruits for making black cake, fruit cake, rum cake or Caribbean Christmas cake using a recipe … I want to make this waaaaaay before christmas so i can try it out on fam/friends. Hi Chris. Remember to have them at room temperature for best results, add one at a time and mix it thoroughly. Hi Chris, You can soak it cap full at a time every week-if you baked week(s) before season. 2 cups allpurpose flour. Jan 4, 2015 - Considering the cake can take months to prepare, hours to bake, and is full of fancy fruit (in the Caribbean dried raisins and cherries are much harder to come by than, say, a banana) , Black Cake is a sign of real love. Preserves soaked for a year. Trust meh! After you remove the cakes from the oven allow it to cool for a bit, then you can brush a mixture of rum and sherry over it and allow it to soak through the cake. How do you store it after you have made it? It’s fresh and you get to save a few dollars. I am about to try this cake. Will try this recipe this year for a Christmas. Black cake is the ultimate Christmas cake in the Caribbean. https://caribbeanpot.com/how-to-make-caribbean-black-cake-part-1 Required fields are marked *. The consistency is totally up to you. She learned how to cook, growing up in TnT and is a boss in the kitchen. Lol. CaribbeanPot.com – The Best Caribbean Recipes Online by Chef & Gourmand Award Winning Cookbook Author, Chris De La Rosa. Ummm also loved the Cake and will make this year round . Brushed with the Sherry, had no more rum, drank the rest during the year. 4. Do you bake all three pans at the same time? I will omit the lime zest and bitters as he never used those. wooooohooo THANKS CHRIS!! In all honesty, the Sherry gave it a wonderful rounded fruity flavor which I quite liked. doesn’t the membrane from the eggs make the baking/cooking smell fresh? Gotta know your own oven. Will make this at Christmas this year and the New year which is my birthday. Pour in enough batter to 2/3  up the pan and place in a preheated 250 F oven for 2.5 hours. And don’t forget to join us on facebook and do check out the cooking videos. If you prefer you can always “soak” the fruits without pureeing and do that step the day you’re actually making the cake, but I find that not only is it more convenient to have this step done in advance, but the fruits seems to absorb all that rum flavor and goodness much better when everything is pureed. Thanks for the recipe I have never made this cake before, I am making this cake and whilst mixing in the eggs the mixture looks a little watery. 3.. Is there a reason why the cakes go flat after i take them out. I baked mine on the middle shelf of my oven if you’re wondering and it was completely baked after 2.5 hours. I just made my cake. could you be referring to the citris peel that one finds in the grocery store in a container? All the best to you and your family for 2015. The cake came out great and it was tasty. Dec 2, 2014 - Learn how to prepare the dried fruits soaked in rum for traditional Caribbean black rum cake. Your methodology looks like my Mum’s and so I feel super confident. Welcome to Sizzle.. Thank you for this recipe it was quite easy. If I make only half the cake batter recipe, will I loose anything in the transition? Hey Chris, Hope you are doing well and enjoying the holiday season. I'm going to try to post a photo on Facebook, Terri. Oh my Chris, I followed your recipe to the T…so they r in the oven baking and Voila..can’t wait to eat me some Black cake!! Cake, bread, bake pork and the smoked ham. I made this for the first time 3 years ago and took it to an holiday gathering. When fully cool, wrap in the paper and foil. (delicious easy-to-follow recipes directly to your inbox). cherry? 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