Christmas cake with pineapple wrapped in t-towel

shazzie10, Dec 2, 7:02am
I would so much appreciate help with finding a Christmas cake recipe that has pineapple in it.It has to be one of the yummiest Christmas cakes I have ever eaten.

The recipe (was from memory) in a monthly woman magazine (maybe Australia definitely not NZ).I accidently threw the magazine out but desperate to get a copy of the recipe. Have spent time trying to find it on the internet but haven't quite found what I am looking for.

This is the only thing I remember about it.It has crushed pineapple and once it's cooked, you take it out of the pan, wrap it in a couple of tea towels and then place the whole thing in a couple of plastic shopping bags.Some of the moistness comes from the steam created in the cake cooling inside the bag, however, I believe it must be more than that.

If someone can help me, I willl be internally grateful.I will make sure I don't make the same mistake again.

Thank you very much in anticipation.


hoppyl, Dec 2, 7:05am

lindylambchops1, Dec 2, 7:08am
Shazzie sorry had to laugh at you saying 'internally grateful'LOLI think you meant eternally grateful!;)

shazzie10, Dec 2, 7:13am
you are so right lindylambchops.. brain not engaging! so it's not only the school children going brain dead....:)I am sure it's not because the big 50 is knocking on the door...:)

brish, Dec 2, 7:14am
Sorry, wrong link..http://www.alisonspantry-
.co.nz/index.asp?PageID=214587-
9069

lindylambchops1, Dec 2, 7:15am
Shazzie here is an Aussie site with lots of Christmas cakes

http://www.taste.com.au/forums/viewtopic.php?p=43681&sid=9e7989d8f36ca07171c9009a738e45cf

lindylambchops1, Dec 2, 7:29am

lindylambchops1, Dec 2, 7:31am
This is another great site tells you how to store your Christmas cake & also there are loads of delicious recipes

http://www.bestrecipes.com.au/article/how-to-store-a-christmas-cake-a249.html

lindylambchops1, Dec 2, 7:33am
Was it the Family Circle Magazine?Try this

http://www.bestrecipes.com.au/recipe/Christmas-Cake-L7201.html

shazzie10, Dec 2, 7:47am
Linda, YOU ARE AN ABSOLUTE HONEY.This is it. As soon as I saw family circle, I knew this was it.THANK YOU SO MUCH.I am so, so, grateful to you.By the way, that Australian website is absolutely amazing. Got lost snooping around in there.Blessings to you... and all the other wonderful folks willing to share their knowledge. Thanks again, Sharon

lindylambchops1, Dec 2, 7:48am
You are most welcome!I think I might make that one too ;)

hohee, Dec 2, 9:17pm
Hi Shazzie,so glad you have the recipe.Ihave made three so far and all looking good. Found my recipe in the NZ Womens' Weekly in December 2077 and mke it for gifts,so easy to make and not too expensive.Happy Baking.Hohee.

kiwibubbles, Dec 2, 10:50pm
December 2077? Wow did you go to the future? LOL

shazzie10, Dec 3, 12:35am
Yes, it really is the yummmiest of cakes.Didn't realise the NZWW had it. You need to keep that mag! Frame it or laminate it. I think it's that good. What is the longest you have kept the cake? I have always kind of made it a few nights before I need it... not as well organised as you hohee.Some of the people on this site are just a wealth of information. Fantastic!Merry Christmas...

lindylambchops1, Dec 3, 5:41am
Shazzie I got the ingredients to make that cake today!The one from the Family circlehttp://www.bestrecipes.com.au/recipe/Christmas-Cake-L7201.ht
ml

I am always late making my Christmas cake ;)

hohee, Dec 3, 8:02am
SOrry,should read 2007!! Usually bake the cakes in November and when cool wrap in greaseproof and tinfoil than a plastic bag and place in the freezer which improves the flavour (read that years ago and have done it ever since.hohee.

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