Christmas cake a tradition that back centuries, for people who the festive season. The vast majority of those who enjoy a slice of their favourite seasonal treat are unaware that there is a science behind its slicing. Dr Chris Budd, a professor of applied mathematics and geometry at two UK universities, several hypotheses on the optimal way to cut a Christmas cake into slices. He on how to the cake while leaving the insides as moist as possible. His solution was to the cake across the middle, leaving two semicircles, then cut slices and the remaining halves together. He said: "It works." However, perhaps he would that it isn't exactly rocket science.
According to Wikipedia, Christmas cake is an English tradition that as plum porridge. The plums later way to raisins, sultanas, orange rind and other dried fruit. The fruit is often in rum or brandy. It is quite common for the fruity loaf part of the cake to covered in a layer of marzipan, and then the top and sides to be in icing. The icing is a hardened, white sugar coating that can over a centimetre thick. The top of the cake is usually with an array of Christmassy symbols like fir trees or snowmen and women. Christmas cakes around the world. In Sri Lanka, they full of treacle and spices. In Japan, they simple sponge cakes with whipped cream and strawberries.