Mary's Signature Fruit cake

Mary's Signature Fruit cake

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Merivale’s Signature Christmas Cake - Demonstration 1C Outline

Demolay House, 90 Margaret Street, Toowoomba, 21/05


1 x 3 hour Night Course – 10 max delegates ($195 each)


Join Mary as she prepares her class favourite Signature Rich Fruit Cake recipe. From the moment you enter the class room you will be entertained by the storytelling, delighted by the aromas of fruit cake preparation process and be delighted by the cake tasting experience! You will finish your class by taking home a wealth of new, practical knowledge, an extensive list of baking tips, a autographed copy of Mary’s book Caution! Wedding Cake On Board and a Demonstration Pack with some of the speciality products to bake up your very own Merivale Signature Rich Fruit Cake at home.  


  1. Hands-on the baking and preparation skills: take home your weighed prepared ingredients ready to mix and bake the next day
  • Line square and round cake tins to get the perfect ‘squared edges’;
  • How to read, interpret, substitute and prioritise your recipe
  • How/why/when to fix and use an alfoil top hat
  • How/why/when to use a bowl of water in the oven
  1. Knowledge base: learn how to cook, test, cool, store, freeze and expand a recipe
  • clean and store tins
  • how to cut and store a fruit cake, use a portion guide (square & round tins)
  • safe food handling, purchasing & storing, JIT quality ingredients
  1. Half a century of baking tips: and storytelling shared throughout the workshop
  2. Q&A session: contact details Mary 0418 96 209; “the learning doesn’t finish when the class is over!”


Personal items students to bring to class: apron, hand towel, hand sanitizer, drinking water bottle, notebook, biro, mask,

Merivale to provide: ingredients, books, handouts, samples display items courtesy Party Hut, see full list over


Venue to provide: jug, oven, air conditioning, refrigeration, crockery cups, tea, coffee, milk, detergent, tea towels