BM (26-03-45 / Salford, England)

I Don'T Like Candied Peel!

I don’t like Candied Peel,
And never will I fear.
So I am lost to cakes and pies
baked at this time of Year.

Most Christmas cakes contain it
Along with love and care
But I can’t eat these offerings
I ask you, is that fair?

The Brown sugar and the brandy
Sultanas and their ilk
I love them as the next man would
Along with the flour and milk

The icing and the marzipan
The bowl after the mix
Are things that I enjoyed as well
If just the peel, they’d fix!

Mince pies are simply no go
The cake I dare not touch
I’m missing part of Christmas
Is it asking very much

To instigate a PEEL FREE zone
At least within the cake
The pie of course is hard to do
Peels essential to the bake.


Dedicated to Mike Morris 'Christmas Cake Baker Supreme.'

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Comments (1)

What a Christmas cake of a poem. And I mean this in every good sense of the word. Especially since I like candied peel, though I can understand the dilemma. Keep baking delicious poems!