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Christmas Special Fruit Cake

Christmas Special Fruit Cake

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 35

Total Time : 50

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • Tutti Frutti 1/4 cups

  • Cashew nuts(chopped ) 2 tbsp

  • Walnuts (chopped ) 2 tbsp

  • Dried Dates (Soaked and chopped) 2 tbsp

  • Almonds (soaked ,peeled and chopped) 2 tbsp

  • Almonds(soaked, peeled and sliced) 1/4 cups

  • Golden Raisins 2 tbsp

  • Black Current 1/4 cups

  • Glazed cherries 2 tbsp

  • Glazed cherries,Chopped 1/4 cups

  • Ground Nutmeg 1/4 tsp

  • Ground Cinnamon 1/4 tsp

  • Eggs 2 nos

  • All Purpose Flour 1 1/4 cups

  • Butter /vegetable oil(softened, not melted) 1/2 cups

  • Granulated sugar 3/4 cups

  • Rum(if you want to avoid rum,you can use orange juice in sane quantity ) 1/4 cups

  • Caramel syrup 1/4 cups

  • Baking Powder 1 1/2 cups

  • Baking Soda 1 pinch

  • To make caramel syrup:Sugar 4 tsp

  • Water 2 tsp

  • Warm Water 1/4 cups

Directions

  • 01

    To Make Caramel Syrup:Take a bowl,add 4 teaspoon of sugar and 2 teaspoon of water and mix.

  • 02

    Heat it on high flame until it starts bubbling.

  • 03

    Reduce the heat till it changes colour.

  • 04

    Switch off the gas and pour 1/4cup warm water,mix properly .

  • 05

    Let it be cool and then use it,So it is better your caramel syrup before.

  • 06

    To make Cake:Preheat the oven to 180 degree C for 10 minutes

  • 07

    Take a big mixing bowl,add eggs and sugar,whisk it properly with hand beater or electric beater.

  • 08

    Add rum,butter or oil and caramel syrup into the egg mixture. Mix them properly until you will get a smooth consistency

  • 09

    Sieve flour, baking powder,nutmeg powder and cinnamon powder in a bowl,mix them properly.

  • 10

    Add all the dry fruits into the flour mixture,fold them properly as all dried fruits gets coated properly with flour.

  • 11

    Add flour mixture into the liquid mixture gradually,and fold them with a spatula.Do not mix so fast,slowly fold the flour mixture with liquid mixture until you will get a smooth batter without lumps

  • 12

    Lining the 9

  • 13

    After putting mixture in the pan and smoothing the surface, hold the pan with two hands and drop the tin three times to remove air bubbles.

  • 14

    Garnish the top surface of cake with sliced almonds and cherries.

  • 15

    Bake for 40 minutes until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Baking times are vary because we all use different oven,so keep checking.

  • 16

    Remove from oven,let it be cool. Turn the cake onto a plate,slice them and enjoy.

Review

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