19.12.11

Xmas Fruit Cake






Ingredients;
Self raising flour-11/2cup
Butter-1cup
Brown/White sugar-1cup,powdered
White sugar-25gms
Vanilla essence-1tsp
Rum essence-1tsp
Mixed dry fruits and nuts-1/2 cup,coat with 1tbsp of flour
Cloves-4,cinnamon-1inch,cardamom-4
Eggs-2
Water-2tbsp
Salt-1pinch





Powder the spices together.Heat a pan.Add 25gms sugar and let it brown slowly.When it turns brown add the water and stir it well.Pour this  thick syrup in a bowl.Now beat the sugar,salt and butter together.Slowly beat in the eggs one by one.Now add the spices, caramel syrup and the essences one by one and mix well.Add the flour a handful at a time and let it blend together.Lastly add in the dry fruits and fold it into the cake mix.
Bake it at 170-180 deg cel for 60mins or until the fork comes out clean.




*Coating the dry fruits with flour prevents it from sinking to the bottom of the cake.
*Traditionally you soak the dry fruits in rum/brandy for a week.In that case add 2tbsp of  brandy instead of the essence.



12 comments:

ANU said...

wow awesome fruit cake recipe dear...very nice...
SYF&HWS - Cook With SPICES" Series - CARDAMOM (Dec 5th to Jan 5th)

Umm Mymoonah said...

Your blog is filled with Christmas mood, lovely and yummy cake.

Julie said...

Delicious n perfect baked!
You can link this to my event,Biny..Ongoing Event -Christmas Delicacy (15 Nov-31 Dec 2011)
Erivum Puliyum
Merry X'mas to you n your family as well!!

Priya said...

Incredible fruit cake,looks soo fabulous and stunning..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and lovely looking Christmas Fruit Cake. Awesome preparation for this festive season.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Torviewtoronto said...

fruit cake looks wonderful happy holidays Biny to you and family

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Cake looks superb and very festive clicks...

Ganga Sreekanth said...

Absolutely tempting dear....kothi vannu.............

Kaveri said...

Yummy cake and nice clicks

Aarthi said...

This looks awesome dear...you have made it perfectly..

Aarthi
http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

Prathima Rao said...

Perfect, yummy Xmas cake!!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Only Fish Recipes said...

wow...that is one perfectly made cake dear...looks awesome...pass me a slice dear :-)