FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN COOK UP A TO­TALLY DE­LI­CIOUS MARSH­MAL­LOW PAN­TOMIME CAKE:

Cake recipe handed down through gen­er­a­tions and now kindly shared in cook­book

Isis Town and Country - - Front Page - By LEAH KIDD Leah.Kidd@news-mail.com.au

A LONG­TIME mem­ber of the Childers QCWA has opened her home and her heart in shar­ing a favourite fam­ily recipe.

QCWA mem­ber Tr­ish Ja­cob­son whipped up a marsh­mal­low, choco­late pan­tomime cake that is sweet not only in taste but in the mem­o­ries it holds for the Cordalba woman and

Tr­ish Ja­cob­son, QCWA mem­ber. and keen baker You can do it in any sort of mould you like and any colour you like too.

her fam­ily.

The recipe was orig­i­nally cre­ated by Mrs Ja­cob­son’s grand­mother and has been added to and adapted over the years.

“It’s been handed down through the gen­er­a­tions,” Mrs Ja­cob­son said.

But in a gen­er­ous move, Mrs Ja­cob­son chose to share the fam­ily se­cret with the taste­buds of Aus­tralia when it was pub­lished in the QCWA Queens­land Sweet End­ings cook­book.

Mrs Ja­cob­son said shar­ing the recipe with oth­ers would make it even more spe­cial.

The fam­ily favourite was her go-to for birth­days and other cel­e­bra­tions, Mrs Ja­cob­sen said, and she en­joyed adapt­ing the cake to suit the oc­ca­sion.

“I’ve had it all dif­fer­ent ways, in­clud­ing a Cin­derella’s coach,” she said.

“You can do it in any sort of mould you like and any colour you like too. You could even do it green for St Patrick’s Day.”

PHOTO: ZACH HOGG BUN070614CKE3

PIECE OF CAKE: QCWA Trea­surer and In­ter­na­tional Of­fi­cer in Di­vi­sion Tr­ish Ja­cob­son with her recipe for Marsh­mal­low Madeira Cake with choco­late.

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