Return to the Dessert Exchange Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
LOOKING for: T&T Regatta and Rum Cake

Posted by bob8 (My Page) on
Fri, Dec 28, 07 at 14:49

Growing up we always purchased this wonderful cake from a local Italian Bakery. It was a three layer sort of sponge cake that was wet with a rum. The layers between the cakes were one of regatta and one of chocolate. The outside of the cake had almond slivers all over it. I've always wanted to make something similar but can't seem to find a good one. Tried the last time on Christmas and it was a flop. Any and all help is welcome and appreciated.

Thanks


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: LOOKING for: T&T Regatta and Rum Cake

Did you mean ricotta? This isn't tried & true but sounds similar to what you describe. Check it out. You could use almonds instead of the pistachios to put on the outside of the cake.

Here is a link that might be useful: Cassata


 o
RE: LOOKING for: T&T Regatta and Rum Cake

:-0 Naturally, I meant ricotta. See what happens when one tries to hurry. Sorry about my poor spelling. Well maybe I should just say that this was a scheme to get people to open the post in order to try to find out what I'm talking about :-)


 o
RE: LOOKING for: T&T Regatta and Rum Cake

Bob,
I remember having that type of cake and always loved it. However, it's more than 20 yrs since I've had it. There doesn't seem to be a bakery around here anymore that makes it. Possible the bakeries down at Arthur Ave would have it.

As I recall the 2 layers one w/vanilla & the other w/chocolate pastry cream, sponge cake moisten w/the rum syrup. Covered w/whipped creamed & almond slivers on the sides. I could go for slice of that about now!

Lucy


 o
Italian Rum Cake

Bob,
I did a search & came up with this "Italian Rum Cake" recipe, sounds exactly like I had remembered it. I have to try it myself.

Thanks for bringing up the subject, I had completely forgotten about it.

Lucy

Here is a link that might be useful: Italian Rum Cake


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Dessert Exchange Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here