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Plain Rich plum cake Recipe

Plain Rich plum cake is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
1 month
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 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 Plain Rich plum cake:

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


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