Challenge Grant: Our Boosters will match donations up to $45,000. We have $36,774 to go. Please donate!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Della Robbia Cake

    INGREDIENTS

  • cake, cooled (recipe of your choice)
  • pale pink frosting
  • marzipan candies
  • 3 large dried apricots, snipped fine.
  • 2 Tablespoons golden seedless raisins.
  • 2 Tablespoons finely cut pitted dates.
  • 2 Tablespoons broken walnut meats.
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped candied cherries.
  • Details

  • Yield: 1 cake
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Difficulty: N/A
  • Cost: n/a
  • For Ages: n/a
  • Origin: Italy

For an Anniversary nothing could be lovelier than a Della Robbia style decorations on a cake made with your favorite cake recipe.

DIRECTIONS

Nothing could be lovelier than a Della Robbia cake made with your favorite cake recipe. Tint the frosting pale pink, and arrange a wreath of tiny marzipan candies around the edges. Or make a wreath of the following:

3 large dried apricots, snipped fine.
2 Tablespoons golden seedless raisins.
2 Tablespoons finely cut pitted dates.
2 Tablespoons broken walnut meats.
2 Tablespoons finely chopped candied cherries.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

The Church Moves On, Slowly 16 hours ago
Is Cardinal Kasper losing his grip? 20 hours ago
The Pope is not the problem October 23
Do not confuse sacramental discipline and Catholic doctrine. October 23
Ignatius Press into the Breach: Trumping the Kasper Proposal October 22

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Key synod report calls for 'gradualism' in Church response to irregular family situations CWN - October 13
As synod concludes, bishops issue message, approve document; Pope weighs in CWN - October 20
Cardinal Parolin: UN must protect innocents from Islamic State CWN - September 30
Synod of Bishops opens with Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica CWN - October 6