Help required finding a cake

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  1. Terry

    Terry Funster

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    Right then funsters a little help wanted :thumb: not stright forward more like finding a needle in a haystack :BigGrin:
    Last year we went to a resteraunt in Bridlington where we got what they called a Snowball cake.(only avaiable this time of year) I asked how they had made it but it is one they buy in :Sad:and she could not or would not tell me from where or womb they got it from :cry: I spotted that it came from a bakery in Devon :BigGrin:Does anyone know of a firm that makes and delivers such a thing?All I remember was it is filled with marsh mellow :thumb: possibly topped with merang and it was frozen because we had to wait for it to unfreeze before it was served :BigGrin:It must be supplied to resteraunts etc, so I was wondering if any ALL knowing funsters may know where it was baked :thumb::BigGrin: A big ask I know but you lot are good at puzzels :Rofl1: and I would get a delicious cake and brownie points :Wink:
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    You could try making your own;

    Loads on google

    Christmas Snowball Cake is a beautiful and impressive dessert, as well; big enough to serve at the largest of holiday gatherings. The simple elegance of it sitting on a holiday platter is stunning.
    Children will ooh and ah because it really does resemble a giant snowball and grown-up guests will keep coming back for more.
    Christmas Snowball Cake Recipe

    Adapted from a recipe by, Nettie Lagrange in, Les Cuisiniéres de Broussardville – n.d.

    Ingredients:
    • 1 large can crushed pineapple (only ½ of the pineapple fruit is used)
    • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
    • ¼ cup cold water
    • 1 cup boiling water
    • 1 cup sugar
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • Juice of 2 lemons
    • 1 box or bag frozen strawberries, thawed
    • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
    • 1 large tub and 1 small tub Cool Whip
    • 1 prepared Angel Food tube cake
    • 1 cup coconut, shredded
    Instructions:
    1. Drain pineapple, reserving liquid.
    2. In a large mixing bowl, dissolve gelatin in ¼ cup cold water.
    3. Stir in the boiling water, sugar and salt and allow to cool.
    4. Stir the pineapple juice and lemon juice into the cooled gelatin mixture.
    5. Place bowl in the refrigerator and allow the gelatin to begin to thicken.
    6. When the gelatin has thickened, stir in the ½ can of pineapple, strawberries, marshmallows and the large tub of Cool Whip.
    7. Break the Angel Food cake into small chunks and stir them into the gelatin mixture, making sure that all cake pieces are coated well.
    8. Line a separate large mixing bowl with foil, and pour mixture into the foil-lined bowl.
    9. Smooth and level the surface of the cake mixture.
    10. Cover the bowl with foil or plastic wrap and place the bowl in the refrigerator to chill overnight; at least 12 hours.
    11. When cake is set, remove the covering and invert onto a large cake plate or platter.
    12. Carefully remove foil liner from cake.
    13. Frost the cake with the small tub of Cool Whip and sprinkle with coconut.
    14. Store Snowball Cake in the refrigerator until time to serve.
    Snowball Cake makes an especially beautiful presentation when served on dessert plates garnished with sprigs of fresh mint leaves and tiny Red Hot cinnamon candies.
     
  3. Terry

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    Noooo thanks :BigGrin:
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    You've lost all your self build spirit.:Wink:
     
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  5. Terry

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    I know my limitations :BigGrin:I can do roasts etc, and brill yorkie puddings :thumb: but sweets I draw the line at :Rofl1:Give me a second dinner any time :BigGrin:Unfortunatly this is for my other half-trying to find and order one for her Birthday on Dec 27 :Wink:
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    Terry are you now sponsored so much a smilie in your posts now:Rofl1:
     
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    Probably devon cakes ltd as they deliver all over the country. Specialist cakes would be st marys' i would guess??
     
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    I have found Devon cakes but do you know if they have a online catalog--do they have a web site?
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    It must be a large specialist bakers
    they sent it to a warehouse/wholsalers in Bridlington---for thre resteraunt to buy it from :Wink:
    I only spied the white box and Devon on it :thumb:
    not sure if it had white choccy on and merang,but it was deffo full of Mallow and to die for :thumb: which is what probably happen if I made one :Rofl1:
    terry
    Cannot ask Ann for info as it would spoil the surprise - belive me it will be a surprise if I get one for her :BigGrin: She will wonder what I have been up to :Sad:
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    Could you phone the restaurant of last year and tell them it's for a special birthday/wedding/bahmitzvah / whatever and they may reveal their supplier now? Might be different staff a year on.
     
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    terry, why don't you just ring the restaurant up and ask if you can buy a cake off them?:Wink:

    and yes tell them its for a special occasion.
     
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    Already thought of that-- they offered to get one for us last year but would not reveal surpliers.If I asked them to get me one now it would also entail a 160 mile round trip :Eek!:Now I know I luv her but that is a bit far to go :Rofl1:
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    you can ask wildman to pick it up for you and pop it in the post for you:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Thanks everybody but it is none of them (rang ) who supply it :cry: the search goes on :thumb:
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