Christmas Cake with Rum-soaked fruit

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Total Time:
2-5 days
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 100g - All purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp - Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Spice powder
  • Rum - to soak mixed fruit
  • 200g - Mixed candied peel, raisins, and glaced cherries, soaked in alcohol.
  • 100g - Butter or margarine
  • Milk- for folding into flour
  • 1 tsp - Caramel syrup
  • 80g - Sugar, castor
  • 1 tsp - Caramel colour
  • 1 tsp - Glycerine
  • 2- eggs
  • 1 tsp - Black Currants essence

How to Make Christmas Cake with Rum-soaked fruit

  • Sieve the flour with the baking powder and mix in the spice powder.
  • Soak the mixed fruit in alcohol for 4 days and drain out the excess alcohol from the fruit; mix it into the flour.
  • Cream the butter and gradually add the sugar.
  • Now add the caramel syrup, glycerine, and the caramel colour, and blend well.
  • Add the eggs and essence and blend well.
  • Now fold in the flour, adding water or milk if necessary to get a dropping consistency.
  • Then pour the batter into a greased, lined, and dusted six-inch tin and bake at 160 degrees centigrade for one hour ten minutes.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Mangalorean Recipes.