Christmas Cake | How to make Christmas Cake

By Madhumita Bishnu  |  26th Dec 2016  |  
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Christmas Cakeby Madhumita Bishnu
  • Prep Time

    30

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  • Cook Time

    60

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  • Serves

    6

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About Christmas Cake Recipe

Enjoy the delicious and flavourful Christmas Cake this festive season

The delicious and mouthwatering Christmas Cake is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Christmas Cake is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Christmas Cake. Madhumita Bishnu shared Christmas Cake recipe which can serve 6 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Christmas Cake. Try this delicious Christmas Cake recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Madhumita Bishnu of Christmas Cake by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Christmas Cake can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Christmas Cake with other users

Christmas Cake

Ingredients to make Christmas Cake

  • 500 gms refined flour / maida
  • 300 gm soft brown sugar
  • 100 gms powdered white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 200 gms chopped black currants
  • 100 gms chopped sultanas
  • 200 gms chopped raisins
  • 100 gms orange / lemon peel
  • 100 gms chopped cherries
  • 500 ml Rum or Brandy
  • 500 gms butter
  • 4 eggs beaten well
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp almond essence

How to make Christmas Cake

  1. Mix all the dried fruit together and soak in rum / brandy and wine for a few days
  2. When required drain and keep aside. Reserve the leftover rum
  3. Preheat the oven to 150 deg C
  4. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together
  5. Dust the soaked fruit / peel with little flour
  6. Cream the butter, sugar and brown sugar well.
  7. Add the beaten eggs, almond essence and vanilla essence and mix well
  8. Add the orange / lemon peel and dried fruits, nutmeg powder and cinnamon powder and mix thoroughly
  9. Slowly add the flour and fold in well. If the mixture is too thick add a little milk
  10. Pour into a greased baking dish and bake at 150 deg C for 1 hour and put a wooden toothpick to see whether its done
  11. Remove from the oven and while hot prick with a toothpick and pour the remaining rum
  12. Just before serving, heat in MW for 1 minute and pour some more rum on the cake. Tastes delicious

My Tip:

Once the cake is done, wrap with a foil tightly and keep in a air tight container so that the cake absorbs the rum

Reviews for Christmas Cake (1)

aliza singh2 years ago

too pretty :)
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