Louisiana Russian Cake

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I worked in a bakery and made these all the time,
As a cake decorator, I would take cakes that did not sell and mix them in a bowl with a few fresh cakes and freshly made jelly that was still a little warm and some rum extract, I could not use real rum in case children ate the cake. Then I would place in a parchment lined wooden box slicing cake on the bottom then the mixture and more slice cake on top, cover it with a lid then put weight on top to bring the cake solid again over night,
Icing the cake and sprinkle with non pareils, slice the cake to serve.

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That sounds delicious! Thank you for sharing!

Love to get in store or online, can one sample in LA??

Interesting way to re-purpose cakes! ThanksProBake