step by step guide to prepare quick Traditional Christmas cake

How are you today? , I hope you’re having an incredible day today. Today, we’re going to make a special dish, Traditional Christmas cake. It is one of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I am going to make it a little bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Traditional Christmas cake is one of the most favored of recent trending foods on earth. It is simple, it is quick, it tastes delicious. It is enjoyed by millions every day. They are fine and they look wonderful. Traditional Christmas cake is something that I’ve loved my entire life.

Table of Contents

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sultanas
  • 1 cup currants
  • 1 cup chopped raisins
  • 1/2 cup halved red glace cherries
  • 1/2 cup mixed peel
  • 1/3 cup rum
  • 250g butter, chopped
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 4 eggs
  • 100g Nestle Plaistowe Dark Cooking Chocolate, melted
  • 2 tablespoons apricot jam
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 125g slivered almonds
  • 50g Nestle Plaistowe Dark Cooking Chocolate, melted, extra
  • 50g Nestle Plaistowe Premium White Cooking chocolate, melted
  • Icing sugar, to dust

Method

  • Step 1
    Combine sultanas, currants, raisins, cherries, peel and rum in a large bowl, cover, and stand for 1 hour or until ready to use.
  • Step 2
    Preheat oven to 160�C. Grease and line base and sides of a round 23cm (base measurement) deep cake pan with two layers each of brown paper and baking paper.
  • Step 3
    Place butter, sugar and vanilla in a bowl and beat until light and creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in chocolate and jam.
  • Step 4
    Add creamed mixture to fruit mixture with sifted flour, cinnamon, mixed spice and almonds, and mix well.
  • Step 5
    Spoon mixture evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 2 1/2 -3 hours or until cooked. Cover cake and allow to cool in pan overnight.
  • Step 6
    Place 2 sheets of baking paper on a flat surface. Spread thinly and evenly with extra dark chocolate on one and white chocolate on the other. Set aside to cool. When almost set, cut out stars with pastry cutters. Place in the fridge until completely set. Dust cake with icing sugar and decorate with stars to serve.

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