Hotel Le Royal Meridien, Chennai hosted the timeless tradition of cake mixing ceremony recently. An annual affair, the ceremony this year was a merry event, with music, varieties of Christmas bakes, and fun. This year, the special invitees were Actress Sakshi Agarwal, Dr Palani G. Periasamy, Chairman, PGP Group of Companies and many other socialites.
The cake mixing ceremony marks the beginning of the festive season, where dry fruits are soaked in a combination of liquor, so they’re ready in time to bake the Christmas Plum Cakes. At Le Royal Meridien, the mix was prepared with an assortment of fruits and nuts such as Figs, Apricot Halves, Tutty Fruity, Kismiss Yellow, Kissmis Black, Cashew nuts, Black Currents, Dates, Cherries, Pista, Ginger Chops, Orange Peel, Lemon Peel and a selection of wine, rum, whiskey, and brandy.
Guests and associates put on a chef’s apron and hat and joined right in for the mixing. The mixture will be left to soak till just before Christmas when the sealed containers will be finally opened for the baking of delicious Christmas cakes.