Christmas Fruit cake
1 & 1/4th
All purpose flour
All spice powder
Mixed Fruits & nuts
Chop all the fruits and nuts
Boil the fruit & nuts with 1 cup of water for 5 minutes.
Rest it for 15 minutes till the mixture completely cool down.
Preheat the oven at 160c for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, line two 8” loaf with parchment paper.
Sieve all purpose flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda and spices for 3 to 4 times.
Cream butter and brown sugar in medium speed till the mixture seems creamy.
Add essence and eggs one by one.
Beat for 2-3 minutes.
Add milk and mix well.
Add sifted dry ingredients in 3 parts and mix well but don’t over beat.
Add boiled fruits along with water (if left).
Transfer it to greased mold and bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes.
cool the cake for 20 minutes. demold and enjoy !!!
In dried fruit and nut mix you can use cashew nuts, tutti frutti, cherry, golden raisins, dark raisins, walnut, almonds, dates, dried strawberry/cranberry/ apricots/ kiwi/pineapple/blueberries etc.
instead of all spice powder you can use 6 cloves, 1/4th of nutmeg, 6 green cardamoms, 1/2″ dried ginger, 1″ cinnamon, grind this and make powder.
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