We admit we love a traditional fruit cake. But not everyone does, so we always make sure we’ve got something special for our Christmas lunch … something guaranteed to please everyone. This year we’re fancying this lovely Vanilla Dream torte, layered with Chantilly cream and topped with white chocolate shavings, from Chateau Gateaux. Add a few sprigs of appropriate greenery and some festive pomegranate seeds and … voilà … Christmas on a plate. Other cakes we’re stocking up on for the festive season are the Southern Red Velvet cake (looks Christmassy with no effort at all) and their Passionate Lemon Cheesecake (a heavenly combo of passion fruit and lemon on a golden gingerbread crumble base … perfect for when it’s too hot for anything heavy). Details: chateaugateaux.co.za.
We’ve got a voucher for one reader to win a cake of her choice. To enter, visit our Get It Joburg West Facebook page, like the competition post, tag a friend and you’ll be in the draw. Entries close on 10 December.