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Plain Rich plum cake

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Total Time:
1 month
Serves:6
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 300 g - plain flour/maida
  • 300 g - Brown sugar
  • 100 g - powdered white Sugar
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 2 tsp - vanilla essence
  • 300 g - Butter
  • 1 tsp - Nutmeg powder
  • 1 tsp - Cinnamon powder
  • 3 tbsp - date syrup
  • 300 g - dried fruit
  • 50 g - orange/lemon peel
  • 250 ml rum or brandy

How to Make

  • Soak the dried fruit and orange/lemon peel in rum or brandy for about 1 month.
  • Just before using, strain and mix in 3 tbsps of flour to it. Keep aside.
  • Cream the butter, sugar and brown sugar well.
  • Add the beaten eggs, date syrup and vanilla essence and mix well.
  • Add the orange/lemon peel, dried fruits, nutmeg powder and cinnamon powder and mix well. Slowly add the flour and fold in well.
  • If the mixture is too thick, add a little milk.
  • Pour into a greased and papered baking tin or dish and bake in a slow oven for about 40 to 45 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven when done and set aside to cool. (Ice this cake only when completely cold).
  • Recipe courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes
  • http://anglo-indianrecipes.blogspot.com/