Dundee Cake | How to make Dundee Cake

By Afreen Usman  |  28th Dec 2016  |  
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About Dundee Cake Recipe

A traditional Scottish cake with lots of dried berries, orange peel and almonds.

Dundee Cake is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Dundee Cake in your kitchen. This recipe requires 35 minutes for preparation and 120 minutes to cook. The Dundee Cake by Afreen Usman has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Dundee Cake at home without any difficulty. Dundee Cake is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Dundee Cake would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Dundee Cake this weekend. Share your Dundee Cake cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Afreen Usman for inputs. In case you have any queries for Dundee Cake you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Afreen Usman. You can also rate the Dundee Cake and give feedback.

Dundee Cake

Ingredients to make Dundee Cake

  • 150 gms butter,softened or refined oil
  • 150 gms caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 225 gm all purpose flour
  • 1.5 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 125 gms dried berries
  • 125 gms raisins
  • 50 gms orange peel
  • 1 tsp orange essence
  • 100 gms almonds
  • 1 tbsp milk

How to make Dundee Cake

  1. Take some boiling water and soak the almonds in it for about 10 minutes.
  2. Peel the almond skin
  3. Roughly chop half of the almonds
  4. Pre heat the oven at 150 degrees Celsius.
  5. Prepare an 8 inch tin by greasing and lining it with butter paper.
  6. In a large bowl, beat the butter/oil and sugar, till light and fluffy
  7. Add the eggs and essence, beat some more
  8. Add the flour and baking powder, mix with a spatula till well incorporated.
  9. Now add the raisins, berries, orange peel and the chopped almonds
  10. Add the milk
  11. Pour in the prepared tin
  12. Top with the remaining almonds
  13. Bake on the middle rack for 2 hours or till done
  14. Check for doneness by inserting a toothpick in the centre of the cake. It should come out clean.
  15. Enjoy with a cup of coffee

Reviews for Dundee Cake (2)

Jennifer Pardeshia year ago

Lovely cake

Kanak Patela year ago

Such a lovely picture, so really have a gift!

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