** Royal Victoria date and walnut fruitcake cube 200g

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Full of rich flavour, this handmade date and walnut fruitcake matures for 4 weeks before being ready to eat. Using the finest ingredients, each cake is full of date and walnut pieces, inspired by beloved Victorian recipes. Exclusive for Historic Royal Palaces, the packaging is reminiscent of Queen Victoria's Honiton lace wedding flounce worn in 1840 and features her small diamond imperial and state crown, part of the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London.

  • Handmade for Historic Royal Palaces in the Cotswolds
  • Each fruitcake matures for 4 weeks before ready to eat.
  • Exclusive packaging inspired by Queen Victoria
  • Cake size: 6cm wide x6 cm long x 5.5 cm high. 200g
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Queen Victoria Date and Walnut Cake Cube

A wonderful accompaniment to afternoon tea, the date and walnut fruitcake cube is handmade in a bakery in the Cotswold using the finest ingredients. A way of socialising, afternoon tea was popular in the Victorian period, particularly with Queen Victoria who often hosted tea parties with her ladies in formal dress. Known for her Victoria Sponge cake, early Victorian afternoon tea treats also included seed and fruitcake. The quintessentially British Victoria Sponge cake was developed for children, as it was believed it may be dangerous for children to eat cake containing large seeds or fruit pieces.

Store in a cool dry place.

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