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christmas cake recipe | fruit cake recipe | plum cake recipe

easy christmas cake recipe | fruit cake recipe | plum cake recipe
Course cake
Cuisine international
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 1 loaf
Author Hebbar's Kitchen

Ingredients

for soaking dryfruits:

  • ¼ cup raisins / dry grapes / kishmish finely chopped
  • ¼ cup cranberries finely chopped
  • 0.25 cup figs / anjeer finely chopped
  • ¼ cup cherries finely chopped
  • ¼ cup apricot / khubani finely chopped
  • 0.25 cup pitted dry dates / khajur seedless, finely chopped
  • 1 cup grape juice / apple juice or you can also use red wine / brandy / rum or any alcohol

for fruit cake batter:

  • 1.25 cups water warm
  • 1 cup brown sugar powdered (you can also use normal white sugar. however, brown sugar gives brown colour to cake)
  • 2/3 rd cup vegetable oil / any unflavoured oil
  • 2 cups plain flour / maida / all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon powder / dalchini powder
  • pinch of salt
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg powder / jayfhal powder
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract / vanilla essence
  • ½ tsp orange / lemon zest peel
  • ¼ tsp almonds / badam finely chopped
  • 0.25 tsp walnut / akharut

Instructions

  • firstly, soak dry fruits in grape juice / alcohol for 2 hours.
  • furthermore, take warm water, powdered sugar and oil. blend.
  • further sieve plain flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, cardamom powder and salt.
  • also add orange zest and vanilla extract.
  • blend till the batter is combined and squeezed dry fruits, almonds and walnuts. gently mix.
  • further, transfer the cake batter into the cake mould.
  • bake at 180 degree celsius for 40 minutes.
  • finally, serve the christmas fruit cake.