My grandmother Esme Moore (Merchant) was a fantastic cook. Each Friday she would bring my brother and I some special delights. Our birthday cakes were always her specialty chocolate cake. But it seems that we weren't the only ones she cooked for. During the war she sent a fruit cake to her older brother Vic Merchant who was with the Royal Australian Air Force. Perhaps it was for Christmas 1941.
Vic Merchant, England, January 1942
I wonder if they ever sent it to the Women's Weekly?