25.12.11

Fruit and Nut Cake




Ingredients;
Self raising flour-11/2cup
Butter-150gms
Sugar-1cup,powdered
Sugar-4 tbsp for caramalising
Eggs-3
Cloves-4 Cinnamon-1inch Cardamom-3pods Nutmeg-1/4tsp Dried ginger-1/2tsp-powdered
Raisins,Cherries,Nuts,Dates-chopped and soaked in brandy/rum/wine-1/2cup
Water-2tbsp
Vanilla essence-2tsp



Add 4 tbsp sugar in a sauce pan;allow it to melt and brown on a low flame.Add 2 tbsp of water and pour out the syrup.Melt the butter in a sauce pan.add sugar to it and allow it to melt.When it liquify remove from heat and allow it to cool.Beat with a hand blender or mixer.Now add one egg at a time.Beat it until frothy.Stir in the caramel syrup,essence and the powdered spices and mix well.Slowly add the flour and blend it without lumps.Finally fold in the soaked fruits and nuts.Pour in a greased pan and bake in a preheated oven at 180 deg cel for 35 to 40 mins.


Courtesy-My friend Jasmine

18 comments:

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Ckae looks simply mouthwatering. Hope you had a Joyful Christmas..

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Julie said...

Awesome cake n Happy X'mas!!
Ongoing Event -Christmas Delicacy (15 Nov-31 Dec 2011)
Erivum Puliyum

Kaveri said...

Yummy Cake...looks wonderful.
Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Aarthi said...

what a perfect cake

Jaya said...

Cake looks so flavourful Biny..wish you and yours a very merry christmas and loads of happiness..hugs and smiles

Saranya said...

Awesome cake..

Priya said...

Cake looks super prefect for this festive season, loving it.

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking cake happy holidays to you and family

Malli said...

Merry Christmas to you and that fruit cake looks absolutely stunning!! awesome

Plateful said...

Love how you studded the sponge cake with fruits and nuts - yummy yum! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas.

Nisha said...

Loved the home made looks of the cake

Purabi Naha said...

Yummy cake, Binny! I was wondering why I didn't follow your blog yet!! Lovely recipes everytime! I am following you now.

hemalata said...

Very delicious n flavorful cake, looks so inviting.
Wish u happy new year.

Jaya said...

Biny,
Cake looks very delicious..wish you and yours a very happy new year..hugs and smiles

Only Fish Recipes said...

wow...the cake looks wonderful dear.....wishing u n ur family a very happy new year !

Uma said...

Nice recipe Biny. Guess you baked it for christmas and hope you enjoyed it well.

Ananda Rajashekar said...

Happy New Year to you and yours Biny! cake looks great!!

jasmine said...

oh biny... this looks fantastic and timely baked.should i wait untill next x'mas to taste it!!