While it has traditionally been thought of as a christmas cake it is. As with cooking every jamaican has a slightly different recipe which still turns out great.
Jamaican black cake is thought to be derived from the british figgy pudding but with an island twist.
Christmas jamaican black cake. If you didnt know before now a caribbean christmas dinner invite will almost certainly net you a slice of the most alcoholic cake you will ever eat. The jamaican black cake also called jamaican fruit cake is the traditional christmas cake of jamaica made from rumwine soaked fruits wine and love. If you know anything at all about west indian caribbean culture you already know that jamaican black cake is a must have at christmas time.
Jamaican christmas cake recipe. Jamaican christmas cake which is also referred to as jamaican black cake has long been the most popular jamaican dessert in jamaica. Jamaican black cake or christmas pudding is a spiced cake made with a combination of raisins cherries prunes and other fruits.
A cousin of the british. The traditional jamaican black cake is preferred and baked by most jamaicans during the christmas season. This recipe is for two 9 inch cakes.
It takes a little effort but the outcome is delicious and. A jamaican christmas isnt complete without our fruit cake. While traditionally its a cake for christmas it is also paired with a white fondant for traditional wedding cakes as well.
No one fruit cake is equal and the texture may differ depending on whose making it.