PULSE Recipes Christmas Cake

Christmas Cake

2016 Dec 1

Cooking with Aunty D.


Christmas Cake is one of the best parts of Christmas. Here’s how you can make this delight! Get baking!

Ingredients:

  • Sulthanas 200 g
  • Raisins 200 g
  • Ginger preserve 100 g
  • Currants 150 g
  • Cherries (USA) 200 g
  • Almonds 250 g
  • Lurpak Butter 150 g
  • Chow chow 150 g
  • Orange Rind
  • Ginger Preserve 100g
  • Strawberry jam 1/2 bottle
  • Mixed peels 100 g
  • Egg yolks 6
  • Egg whites 3
  • Golden syrup 2 tsp
  • Semolina 200 g
  • Sugar (soft) 150 g
  • Pumpkin preserve 150 g
  • Vanilla essence 2 tsp
  • Almond essence 1 tsp
  • Brandy 1/2 cup
  • Mixed spices 1 tsp

Method:

  1. Cut all the dried fruits into small pieces and add brandy, jam and golden syrup.
  2. Keep 12 hours or overnight to marinate.
  3. Mix Lurpak butter and sugar until creamy and gradually add the eggs whites. Then add egg yolks one by one.
  4. Then add mixed spices, almond essence, vanilla essence and semolina.
  5. Add marinated fruits to the semolina.
  6. Bake for 4 hours at 160°C.
  7. Apply brandy to baked Christmas cake.

Aunty D. is a full time mom working a little magic in the kitchen whenever she’s got time on her hands. She brings to you easy and fast recipes with a twist of Sri Lankan spices and cooking techniques. Get Cooking!

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