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Sunday, December 22, 2013

Easy Christmas Cake - Christmas Fruit cake - Christmas Cake

Christmas cake is a type of fruitcake served at Christmas time in many countries.A Christmas cake may be light or dark, crumbly-moist to sticky-wet, spongy to heavy, leavened or unleavened, shaped round, square or oblong as whole cakes, fairy cakes,  with marzipan, icing, glazing, dusting with icing sugar, or plain.(Wikipedia).This Cake is a crunchy Wet Cake, made with dry fruits and cherries. This Christmas fruit cake can be made with Simple Steps and available ingredients in home.Beginners could try this cake for Christmas.


Easy Christmas Cake

Easy Christmas Cake

 Prep Time : 15 min | cookTime :25                                               
 Recipe Category: baking.


Ingredients


All Purpose flour  - 1/2 cup.
Sugar - 1/2 cup.                     

Eggs - 2.
Maraschino Cherries - 10.
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp.
baking powder - 1/4 tsp.
Salt - 1/4 tsp.
Nuts of your choice - 1 cup.
[i used Cashews+Walnuts + Almonds
you could use nuts of your choice like Pecans, Hazelnuts or pistachios]




Preparation

  • Chop the nuts into small pieces.
  • Grease the cake tray with butter, then sprinkle APF upon it and pat it, to spread the flour evenly.

Method

  • Take a large Vessel, combine, All purpose flour, Baking Powder, Salt, Sugar.
  • Add chopped nuts and Maraschino Cherries. mix well ,till nuts are well coated in the flour mixture.
  •  Beat the Eggs well till it is frothy with vanilla essence. it takes nearly 10 minutes to beat in hand mixer to get that consistency.


  • Add the beaten eggs  to flour Mixture. Mix well.Now cake Mixture is ready.



  • Preheat the oven for 375 °F for 10 minutes.


  • Then pour the Cake Mixture to Greased tray and bake for 25 minutes with same 375 °F, until a toothpick inserted near the centre  comes out clean.Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.
  •  Now Crunchy Yummy Cake for christmas is Ready to serve. 

 Christmas Cake
Christmas Fruit Cake
 Notes
  
  • According to your taste buds,instead of Maraschino Cherries you could replace with handful of  candied fruits/ glazed fruits ,or  you could also replace with  tuttifruitti of your choice.


Easy Christmas Cake - Christmas Fruit cake - Christmas Cake By , Dec 22, 2013 Easy Christmas Cake

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