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Day 356 of 365 Things to Do, See & Eat in Jamaica – Have a Slice of Jamaican Christmas Cake

Jamaican Christmas Cake
Written by Staff Writer

The traditional cake – sometimes called Black Cake – served at Christmas is a fruit cake made with dried fruits and drowned in rum or wine – sometimes steeping in the alcoholic beverage for months before being served. It is the only dessert deemed acceptable at a real Jamaican Christmas dinner, and every home is expected to serve the cake to holiday guests. The cake is also favored as a gift among Jamaicans during the holiday season.

About 365 Things to Do, See and Eat in Jamaica
Jamaica has so many unique foods, places and events to offer. These things are often missed by visitors to Jamaica and even locals. Our goal is to have you try new things and see what Jamaica has to fully offer with something to do 365 days of the year. Please note that these are all our opinions and we are always open to suggestions.

Photo Source: Alissia & OJH

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