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Christmas fruits and nuts cake recipe

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A traditional English Christmas Cake is made with rich, moist currants, sultanas (golden raisins) and raisins which have been soaked in rum. If a Christmas cake is covered in icing, it is quite common for it to be decorated – models of houses, of fir trees or of Father Christmas may be in the array of decorations.

In India, Christmas cakes are traditionally a fruit cake with many variants. Allahabadi cake is famous for its rich taste and texture. Many smaller and more traditional Christian bakeries add alcohol, usually rum, in the cake.

We are going to make cake with dried black grape juice. The fruits and nuts used in this cake is as follows : Black raisins 150g, Raisins 50g, tutti frutti 50g, almonds & cashew 50g, dates 50g, cherry 50g.

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Christmas fruits and nuts cake recipe

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Cuisine Indian
Servings 10 people

Ingredients
  

For cake mixture

  • 300g Maida
  • 100ml Milk
  • 150g Butter
  • 3 Egg
  • 200g Sugar / சர்க்கரை
  • 50g caramel sugar
  • cinnamon 1 stick, cardamom 1, clove 3
  • 2 tsp vannila essence
  • 1 tbsp coco powder
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda

For fruits and nuts soaking

  • 150g Black raisins
  • 50g Raisins
  • 50g tutti frutti
  • 50g almonds & cashew
  • 50g Dates
  • 50g cherry

Instructions
 

Notes

Tips and Tricks
You can make juice from fresh grapes also. If fruits not available you can use dried black grapes.
If you do not like grapes juice alternate with orange juice
Adding dry nuts its your choice
caramel sugar is optional but this gives nice color to the cake
Preheat oven always before baking this gives evenly raising cake
 
 

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