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Rich Fruitcake - Christmas Fruitcake

Rich Fruitcake - Christmas Fruitcake

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 45

Total Time : 60

Ingredients

Serves 6

  • 8 tbsp rum soaked dry fruits

  • 2.5 cup all purpose flour

  • 1.5 cup brown sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1.5 tsp baking powder

  • 3 pinch baking soda

  • 60 gm butter

  • 1 tbsp melted butter for greasing

  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder

  • 1.5 tsp vanilla essence

  • 1/2 cup dark rum

  • 8-10 almonds, chopped (for garnishing)

Directions

  • 01

    Beat the eggs properly with rum and vanilla essence until blended. Keep aside.

  • 02

    In a mixing bowl, mix the butter and brown sugar properly. Keep mixing them until the butter has no lumps.

  • 03

    Now, add all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon powder and give it a quick mix.

  • 04

    For batter, pour the blended egg mixture on the dry mixture and whisk properly.

  • 05

    Add dry fruits and mix very well with the batter.

  • 06

    Preheat the oven in convection mode on 180 °C for 10 minutes.

  • 07

    Meanwhile, grease the baking vessel with melted butter and pour the batter. Even the upper surface of the batter with a spoon.

  • 08

    Garnish the top of the batter with chopped almond.

  • 09

    Place the baking vessel carefully in the centre of the oven and bake for 45 minutes on 180 °C. The baking time may vary from oven to oven. Read your oven instructions properly.

  • 10

    Once the baking time is over, insert a sharp knife to check if it is properly baked. If the knife comes out clean, the cake is done. If not, bake it for some more time.

  • 11

    Once it is done, remove the cake from the oven and let it cool down completely for 1 hour.

  • 12

    With the help of toothpick make small holes on the cake and spread 3-4 table-spoon rum on the top of it. Let the cake absorb the rum. Your Rich Fruitcake is ready now.

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