"This moist loaf is the perfect choice for people who don't like the candied fruits that go into traditional fruitcake," assures Diane Hixon from her home in Niceville, Florida. If so how long would I cook it for? I've been using this delicious recipe for years and it never fails to please even those who say they hate traditional "fruit cake." So easy to change the cake, just use the same base and change the fruit etc. Alternatively you can mix the fruit with the batter. Place the sieved flour and spices in a mixing bowl and add the eggs.DO NOT STIR AT THIS STAGE. You just need to cook clever and get creative! Enjoy. The rich butter cake recipe is something that everyone should have in their recipe collection because it’s so irresistible that it is suitable for any time of the day, especially teatime. But it’s still got a distinct “cake” texture – unlike some Christmas Cakes that are so dense, you’d swear you were eating a block of fudge! Preheat oven to 160°C / 320°F (140°C fan). Wonderfully yummy and so easy! The best fruit cake recipe you’ll ever make! Place the currants, sultanas and raisins in a bowl. Mix the dry ingredients, beat in the butter. Posted by CharAdams on 8th April 2015 I changed the liquid to 1 part water, 1 part orange juice & 1 part booze (JD or Brandy) & added spices for extra christmas taste :) found a 10 inch tin for not too deep a cake ideal & 8 inch for slightly deeper :) Fear not: this moist, dark cake is loaded with yummy-tasting dried fruits, not the icky, bitter candied peel and citron you remember from visiting your grandma at Christmas. Homemade custard, if you can. Use a cake turn table, if you have one. The dried fruits suggested below are simply that — suggestions. Hungry for more? I use 5 mini breadpans for mine and it bakes in about 45 minutes. Add more tea if the mixture is too dry. This easy fruit cake recipe is full of pecans, candied pineapple, candied cherries, dates, and just enough batter to hold it all together. The cake in the photos is the 2nd time in my life I’ve used fondant. This recipe is so moist and includes favorite fruits, how could you go wrong? Allow paper to come 5cm above the sides of the pan. Now I have seen yours. Go wild with the decorations – or keep it simple! Posted by CharAdams on 8th April 2015 I changed the liquid to 1 part water, 1 part orange juice & 1 part booze (JD or Brandy) & added spices for extra christmas taste :) found a 10 inch tin for not too deep a cake ideal & 8 inch for slightly deeper :) Place a lid on the container and leave for 24 hours. PS How did I get all the way down to here without telling you where all my Christmas recipes live?? Combine fruit, Golden Syrup, brandy and rind in large bowl; cover and allow to macerate overnight. In fact, it was so bad I kept Dozer indoors all day. Hi Nagi, can I bake this in a 20 x 7cm round cake tin? Bake for 45-55 minutes depending on your oven. The key step that makes this so much faster to make than other fruit cakes is the fruit soaking step. Shape marzipan into a disc then roll out so it's large enough to cover cake and sides (250g/8oz marzipan covers this cake perfectly with some excess). Method. Tasted even better a few days later. Spread the fruit over the bottom of the dish and spread the batter over. So easy to change the cake, just use the same base and change the fruit etc. For me personally I think a square one may be easier with the corner? It's a traditional fruitcake with old fashioned flavor and it's been a family favorite for generations. 3 hours 15 minutes, to be exact! I will give it a try. So if I can do it, you can do it too! Grease and line a 2lb loaf tin. And here’s what you need for the cake batter part. Hi Kim, you sure can, you’ll just have to adjust the cook time accordingly depending on the size of tin you use. This fruit cake recipe yields 2 loaf cakes. The cake has very little baking powder because it’s quite a dense cake. What would the cooking time be? Par excellence! You need a LOT of dried fruit and very little cake batter ingredients!! Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Thank you so much from Canada . Here are some ideas – but remember, it’s purely decorative. Spread the fruit over the bottom of the dish and spread the batter over. Grease and line a 21 - 22 cm / 8 - 9" round cake pan with baking paper (parchment paper) (7 cm / 2.75" tall).
2020 quick easy moist fruit cake recipe