Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe

By | Published , Last Updated: December 20, 2014 | Cakes, Christmas | No Comment

Fruit cakes are a traditional part of any Christmas menu. Delicious, simple and easy to make, they can also be made a couple of days in advance.
Christmas Fruit Cake
Ingredients:
Brown Sugar – 1 cup
Maida – 1 1/2 cup
Eggs – 2
Cinnamon Powder – 2 tsp
Clove Powder – 1 tblsp
Allspice Powder – 1 tblsp
Nutmeg Powde – 1 tblsp
Baking Soda – 1/2 tblsp
Brandy – 1/4 cup ( + 3/4 cup if required)
Lemon Zest – 1 tblsp
Vanilla Extract – 1 tblsp
Raisins – 3/4 cup
Mixed Nuts – 3/4 cup (almonds, pistachios, cashews), chopped
Mixed Fruit – 3/4 cup, dried
Butter – 3/4 cup, melted

Method:
1. Combine sugar, maida, baking soda, eggs, lemon zest, vanilla extract, 1/8 cup brandy, mixed fruits, nuts and melted butter.
2. Add the cinnamon powder, clove powder, nutmeg powder and mix well.
3. Transfer to a greased flat pan.
4. Place it in a preheated oven at 110C/225F for 30 to 45 minutes or until ready.
5. Remove and cool.
6. Wrap the cake in a foil and sprinkle 1 tblsp of brandy everyday for a week to keep it moist and soft.
7. Cut into slices and serve.

Tip: Insert a knife and if it comes out clean, then the cake it ready.

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