It was Sunday morning and for some reason I woke up with a craving for something sweet. I had fresh fruits, whipping cream and some lady fingers so all I could think of was a fruit cake that my mom used to make quite often when I was a kid. It’s called “Tort Diplomat” and there are different variations of the recipe; but, most of the time, the cake filling is made using whipped cream set with gelatin and mixed with fruit pieces (pineapple, oranges, mandarins, kiwi, berries, raisins and so on).
I can assure you that this cake is extremely easy to make and a very refreshing dessert. It’s very light and not overly sweet, perfect for any occasion. The only drawback is that you have to refrigerate the cake for a couple of hours to allow the gelatin to set. [Read more...]