I'd like to bake something for my friend, who's feeling rather sad at the moment. The mail should take a day to get to him if I pay extra. What do 'hounds reckon would stand up to a mailing well, both in terms of freshness and packaging? Does anyone have any thoughts in terms of the best way to package it?
I'd like to go for more delicate and subtle rather than hearty and earthy (which interferes with the mailing requirement...I'm willing to think practically, though). SOmething that evokes a lazy Sunday brunch.
Considered doing a gingerbread just because it needs a day or so to develop the flavour. But its summertime, who wants gingerbread? Perhaps something with lots of fruit in it to keep it moist? Ideally I'd love to make him some bread... if there are any breads that will be as tasty the next day I'd be really keen to hear about it (hmmm... mythical bread maybe?) I know he loves lava cakes but I have some concerns about it's next day freshness.
I'm sorry if this question has been asked before. I did a search and couldn't find anything like it, but maybe my search terms were wrong.