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by biscuits brown
Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Age guess of cake
Replies: 20
Views: 7677

Re: Age guess of cake

Is spice cake the same as seed cake? http://bakingforbritain.blogspot.com/2006/09/seed-cake.html Wow - cake with caraway... :shock: Our German "spice" cake is made with/from cinnamon, cloves etc. mostly "christmas" bakery "spices" that are also used in ginger bread. The American T-18 spiced cake is...
by biscuits brown
Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:39 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Age guess of cake
Replies: 20
Views: 7677

Re: Age guess of cake

I love cakes with spices :D
by biscuits brown
Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Age guess of cake
Replies: 20
Views: 7677

Re: Age guess of cake

Ah ok. In the Uk that spice mix is called allspice. It comes ready mixed. Its used in mulled wine and good quality buns, and in a few cakes too. If you ever get a chance to try seed cake, go for it :D Cakes are just so reliable in MRE/MCI/T rat form. Thats one part of the tech they have seriously ma...
by biscuits brown
Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Age guess of cake
Replies: 20
Views: 7677

Re: Age guess of cake

Is spice cake the same as seed cake? http://bakingforbritain.blogspot.com/20 ... -cake.html

If it is I love it :D Havent had it for years :cry:
by biscuits brown
Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: First appearance of chocolate
Replies: 9
Views: 3609

Re: First appearance of chocolate

Well RT this was the survival stuff he was probably living on during exercises. This was the SAC survival ration through the early 50s to 1977. Real heavy duty. The original SAC PAC . I think we had a thread on SAC rations somewhere, including frozen dinners/breakfast/lunches for preparation aboard ...
by biscuits brown
Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: First appearance of chocolate
Replies: 9
Views: 3609

Re: First appearance of chocolate

British boer war emergency ration.jpg This is the British Emergency ration Field service from about 1900. It has 4oz of pemmican and 4oz of sweet chocolate or cocoa paste at each end. Note the very modern opening device. Its a Victorian ring-pull can basically 8) This is the information given on th...
by biscuits brown
Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:47 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: First appearance of chocolate
Replies: 9
Views: 3609

Re: First appearance of chocolate

ww1 armor ration.jpg This is what the baby looked like. From close study this is what the instruction wrapper says. U.S ARMY EMERGENCY RATION CALCULATED TO SUBSIST ONE MAN ONE DAY, MAINTAINING HIS FULL STRENGTH AND VIGOR. MAY NOT BE OPENED EXCEPT BY ORDER OF AN OFFICER OR IN EXTREMITY. DIRECTIONS B...
by biscuits brown
Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: First appearance of chocolate
Replies: 9
Views: 3609

Re: First appearance of chocolate

RT check this http://17thdivision.tripod.com/rationsoftheageofempire/id5.html The UK had a tubed metal or cardboard emergency ration, one end with a processed meat product, the other with sweet chocolate or cocoa. Seems to have been general issue by the 1890s. Chocolate, though inferior to Swiss cho...
by biscuits brown
Sat Aug 13, 2011 3:00 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: OMELET, OMELETTE or OMELETE
Replies: 9
Views: 3709

Re: OMELET, OMELETTE or OMELETE

Let's call the whole thing off. :mrgreen: