Sweet cake of Delices and Gourmandises, perfect for snack time


A cake is crafted with flour, butter, sugar and eggs. The basic recipe usually contains raisins or candied fruit, but many variations currently exist in order to satisfy all tastes.

Delices and Gourmandises: The pound to marble cake

Different recipes were invented over the years to delight the taste buds of gourmets. Apart from the classic recipe, you can taste other preparations as delicious as each other, just as the famous Breton pound cake, popular with young and old, especially when the bread slices are spread on with caramel and salted butter. Others, meanwhile, have replaced the candied fruit with fresh fruit: apple, banana, lemon, orange, etc. The marble cake is also successful among pastry lovers. The cake dough is prepared with two kinds of flavored batter, one with chocolate and another with vanilla. They are alternated in the mold to achieve the marble effect.

Tips for a successful cake by Delices and Gourmandises

marble_cakePreparing a cake is very easy, but some are struggling to succeed in their “fruit cake”. Here are some tips to get easily from there:

  • If you do not want the candied fruit and raisins to pile up at the bottom of your cake, you have to coat them with flour before adding them to the dough.
  • To make it softer, the cake must be soaked with rum mixed with syrup (half and half) once out of the mold. You can also add in the dough 1-2 tablespoons rum before pouring it into the mold.

At Delices and Gourmandises, you will find an assortment of 4 cakes flavored with orange, lemon, candied fruit and chocolate. Ideal for snack time, this pastry is a real treat for everyone.

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