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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
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