THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Joy of baking | butter and spice

This rich, fruity treat fills the senses

(WENDY MAEDA/GLOBE STAFF)
February 21, 2007

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

Buttery, gingery, and filled with fruit and nuts, this handsome and substantial cake is one of the glories of winter baking. The confection is spicy and aromatic , with the earthy taste of dried cherries, dates, two kinds of raisins, and chopped crystallized ginger. Slices or thick fingers of the cake can be paired with poached or baked pears or ... (Full article: 231 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass