1 cup brown sugar firmly packed. This entire fruit soaking process and christmas fruit cakepudding baking can be done in three ways.
Teaspoon ground all spice.
Christmas cake fruit mix. It is important to line the baking tin with parchment paper or grease proof paper. 1 teaspoon mixed spice. Method put 1kg mixed dried fruit the zest and juice of 1 orange and 1 lemon 150ml brandy or other alcohol 250g softened butter and 200g light soft brown sugar in a large pan set over a medium heat.
1 teaspoons baking powder. Soak fruits before three months of christmas ie. Cup self raising flour.
1 tablespoon golden syrup. 1 green apple grated. In a small bowl beat eggs until foamy.
Tip the fruit mixture into a large bowl and leave to cool for 30 mins. The difference between raisins and sultanas is important to the christmas cake as each brings something different to the cake. Preparing the baking tin.
200 g 7 oz 1 cup muscovado sugar see note 1. Fold into nut mixture and mix well. First second week of september and bake the cake five weeks before christmas ie.
Combine the flour sugar. Teaspoon ground cardamom. A few gratings of.
The traditionalists out there will enjoy the old english fruitcake brandied fruitcake and citrus fruitcake to go with your christmas dinner. Directions in a large bowl combine the nuts dates and cherries. Cover with clingfilm and leave to soak for three days.
250 g 8 oz 2 cups 1 tablespoon all purpose flour. Cup sherry or rum. If you want try a new delicious fruitcake recipe we recommend a batch of the fruitcake cookies fruitcake cheesecake and eggnog fruitcake challah.
After its baked it ages in cheesecloth with additional splashes of rum. In northern england the christmas cake is generally always served with a slice of cheese preferably wensleydale or a crumbly cheddar. Bake at 3000 for 1 34 hours or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
1 cup plain flour. How to bake the rich christmas fruit cake without soaking the fruits. This recipe includes dried cherries mango cranberries and currants soaked in rum overnight a week or a month or more is even better.
2 tablespoons sherry extra. The christmas cake is to be baked on low heat for a long time so that it cooks evenly without burning. For the cake place all the dried fruit including the cherries into a large mixing bowl pour over the brandy and stir in the orange zest.
First only follow the traditional way. Bring to the boil then lower the heat and simmer for 5 mins. Ingredients 250 g 8 oz 1 cup unsalted butter soft.
Easy mix christmas cake recipe 1kg mixed fruit. The recipe below is for an 8 square tin or a 9 round one or you could bake the cake in smaller tins or a round bundt tin. If mixed spice isnt available you can use pumpkin pie spice mix.
Last week of november and mature it by feeding alcohol once a week until christmas.