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Apr 5, 2010 01:52 PM

Discovery at Porto's...I swear it tastes like a Jelly Krimpet

I like the round, single serving rum cakes at Porto's bakery. This past weekend I saw that they offer a rectangular one with something reddish in the middle. It turns out that there is a layer of guava jam in the middle. The strange thing is, it tastes like an over size Tastycake, specifically the Jelly Krimpet. Yum!

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  1. I'll have to check that pastry out. I love Portos. There's just so many pastries yet so little time. Aside from the pastries, I love the Opera cake!

    1. Oh I love tastycakes! Would have my ex buy me a box every time he came back from Philly for business. Is it called a rum cake? Just want to make sure I get the right one. Thanks.

        1. re: ns1

          Guava rolls? Delicious! Cheese rolls? even better!!

          1. re: ns1

            rum cake with guava in the middle, rectangular in shape

            1. re: orythedog

              oh, entirely different.

              thanks for the followup

              1. re: ns1

                Guava Rolls come with or without cheese and have a crusty texture.

                What I am taking about is actually a rum cake called a Borracha that has a layer of guava in the middle.

                And...your sarcasm is quite amusing.

          2. I grew up on Krimpets. They were my favorite snack cake as a child. Nothing tasted quite like them. I can't wait to get to Porto's to try it. Now if you cane just find something at Porto's that tastes like Weaver Chicken Roll...