Baker-owner Geraldine Wang makes wholesome cakes without additives or preservatives. Her butter and sugee cakes are made the traditional way.
But one cake of hers that keeps for weeks is the brandied fruit cake.
It is rich and moist with a generous amount of brandy-soaked fruit. including figs, prunes, raisins, sultanas, cherries and orange peel. It is boozy and not too sweet. The fruit is gorgeously plump. Feel free to drizzle more brandy or sherry over it to keep it moist and preserve it longer.
These splendid cakes ($30 each, $32 for a cake topped with glace fruit) make great Christmas presents.
Besides, what is a Christmas dessert spread without the requisite fruit cake?
Where: Berry Gerry Bakes, Thomson V One, 9 Sin Ming Road (off Upper Thomson Road), 01-04
When: 10am - 6pm (Wed - Sat). Last day for orders is Dec 19. During the Christmas week, 10am - 6pm (Dec 23, 24, 26 & 27), 10am - 2pm (Christmas Day)
Tel: 6457-0274/9018-6432 (SMS only)
Info: Go to www.berrygerrybakes.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
This article was first published on Dec 12, 2014.
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