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A rich, moist, fruit cake, popularised by Dickinson & Morris (of pork pie fame), and made by them since 1854.
It was originally supplied to members of the Melton hunt, whose custom was to have a slice with a glass of 'stirrup cup' or Sherry before moving off from the Meet. To buy, see our 'Mail Order Section'.
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