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"Great cake, also known in Barbados as black cake or rum cake, is a variation of British Christmas cake that's smashed with rum and falernum syrup," says Momofuku Seiobo chef Paul Carmichael. "This festive cake varies from household to household but they all have two things in common: tons of dried fruit and rum. It's a cake that should be started at least a month out so the fruit can marinate in the booze. Start this recipe up to five weeks ahead to macerate the fruit and baste the cake."

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Honey-baked pear breakfast crumble


You'll need

300 gm honey 80 ml (1/3 cup) mandarin juice 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 vanilla bean, scraped seeds only 1 cinnamon quill 8 beurre bosc pears, peeled, cored and cut into wedges To serve: thick natural yoghurt   Bread and oat crumble 70 gm crustless wholemeal bread, cubed 40 gm rolled oats 30 gm demerara sugar ½ tsp ground cinnamon 80 gm butter, melted and cooled

Method

  • 01
  • Simmer honey, juices, vanilla seeds and cinnamon in a large deep-sided frying pan over medium-high heat until well combined and syrupy (7-8 minutes). Add pears and simmer, turning occasionally, until caramelised (10-15 minutes). Divide pears and pan juices among 4 buttered shallow 1½ cup-capacity ovenproof dishes and set aside.
  • 02
  • Meanwhile, for bread and oat crumble, preheat oven to 160C. Spread cubed bread in a single layer on an oven tray and bake until dry but not coloured (5-6 minutes). Remove from oven and cool. Increase oven to 180C. Coarsely crumble bread with your fingers into a small bowl, add oats, sugar and cinnamon and mix to combine. Drizzle over melted butter and mix well with your hands to evenly coat dry ingredients. Scatter over pear mixture in dishes, then bake until bubbling and golden (10-15 minutes). Serve immediately with natural yoghurt.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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  • Serves 4 people

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