Published on : Monday, November 13, 2017
Many of the hotels across this part of the country have been inviting their guests for a beautiful, traditional cake-mixing ceremony.
When the clock struck 4 p.m., the hotel staff at one of the hotels, Promenade hotel invited guests for a short course in making dry fruits and nuts Sangria. While the guests watched the hotel staff mix dry fruits with red wine, orange liqueur, lemon juice and cognac, Santa caps and gloves were distributed to them.
After the Santa preparation, the hotel staff and guests started sporting the cap and some of them covered their hands in the gloves.
They then shifted to a giant plate containing dry fruits that was wonderfully spread out.
Holding the 10 bottles of wine, rum and brandy, the cake-mixing ceremony commenced as they emptied the bottles on to those dry fruits. The brand manager at Hidesign, Dipen Desai informed that the nearly 40 kg of dry fruits and cinnamon powder was mixed from which about 80 kg of cake would be prepared.
On the other hand, with an effort to support and assist orphanages in and across Puducherry, Hot Breads had invited children from Bon Secours Convent and Missionaries of Charity to be a part of the cake fruit mixing festival.
Hot Breads would be making plum cake, rich dry fruit cake, Dundee cake, almond cake and also eggless plum cakes.
The manager of Hot Breads, V.J. Dobson also mentioned that the mix would be utilized in their other offerings including Yule log cake and plum pudding.
The Sunway Manor Hotel has started celebrating the conventional cake-mixing ceremony on Saturday evening. Their team was spearheaded by Vice President Lawrence, Executive Chef Maruthi Kumar and other department heads who had invited their guests to mix various kinds of nuts, fruits with liquor and wine that would all be soaked to prepare the Christmas cake.