150ml pint sherry plus extra for feeding. 300g glace cherries quartered rinsed and drained.
Feeding the mary berry christmas cake.
Mary berry christmas cake recipe. 350g 12 oz glace cherries rinsed thoroughly dried and quartered. 150g ready to eat dried apricots snipped into small pieces. Measure the butter sugar eggs treacle and almonds into a very large bowl and beat well.
Mary berrys classic christmas cake. Now i would love for mine to be as amazing looking as mary berrys but it wont. Preheat the oven to 1400c fan 1200c gas 1.
Method for the cake place all the dried fruit including the cherries into a large mixing bowl. Put all dried fruit in a container pour over sherry and stir in the orange zest. 4 tbsp brandy plus extra for pouring.
Grease and line a 23cm 9in deep round tin with a double layer of greased greaseproof paper. Measure the flour spices butter sugar eggs almonds treacle and lemon and orange rinds into a large bowl. Grease a 20 cm 8 in deep round cake tin then line the base and sides with a double layer of baking parchment.
At this point i will attempt to ice it. Finely grated zest of 2 oranges. Mary berry has the best recipe for your christmas cake image.
Preheat the oven to 140c275fgas 1. 250g 9oz butter softened. Grease and line a 23cm9in deep round tin with a double layer of greased greaseproof paper.
Ingredients 175g 6 oz raisins. Preheat the oven to 285f. Cover with a lid and leave to soak for 3 days stirring daily.
250g each sultanas and raisins. Measure the butter sugar eggs treacle and almonds into a very large bowl and beat well preferably with an electric free standing mixer. 500g 1lb 2oz currants.
75g mixed candied peel roughly chopped. Grease and line a 23cm9in deep round tin with a double layer of greased greaseproof paper. Mary berrys classic rich christmas cake.
1 tsp ground mixed spice. As it is only october we always make our christmas cake at the end of october. Get soaking that fruit.
We will continue to feed the cake until the week before christmas day. But i know it tastes amazing. Measure the butter sugar eggs treacle and almonds into a very large bowl and beat well.
250g 9oz light muscovado sugar.