Fruit cakes and dessert jars for gifting

LONDON FRUIT CAKE – Archoos Cake Shop has a selection of authentic Christmas delicacies from across the world in time for Christmas. The London fruit cake is made with more than 13 varieties of dried fruits, soaked in a blend of fine liqueurs for a period of 3 to 6 months. Once the cake is baked, the cake is “fed” weekly with the liqueur blend and spices to let the flavours marry and ripen in taste. Starts at Rs. 250 for a regular gift pack, and is priced at Rs. 1000 per kg. Gift hampers featuring an assortment of goodies are available from Rs. 500. Archoos Cake Shop 63, Olivers Road, CIT Colony. Ph: 8098573635.

PANNACOTA AND CHOCOLATE CAKE JAR – Shilpa Nisha Samuel’s home baking venture, Muffin Good, offers some specials for this Christmas season. Pick up a chocolate delight jar or some short bread whole wheat cookies and rich plum cake. Her speciality is pannacota, which can be made to order. Located in Muthu Street, Mylapore. Plum cake priced at  Rs. 525 per half kg. Call 9840488945 to order.