BOILED FRUIT CAKE - CHRISTMAS CAKE


This is a very simple and delicious cake. Made this for Christmas , If you have forgotten to soak the fruits then do not worry make this cake which is easy and absouletly fruity and moist. My family and friends loved this cake. Do try it



Ingredients 


1 Can (14 oz) Condensed milk
150 Grams Butter
200 Grams Raisins
200 Grams Sultanas
150 Grams Currants
150 Grams Glace cherries - chopped
250 Grams All Purpose Flour
1 Teaspoon Baking powder
2 Teaspoons Cake Spice powder - Homemade
1 Teaspoon  Cinnamon powder
3 Eggs
1/2 Cup Orange Juice for moisting the cake 


Method



In a pan add the condensed milk, butter, glace cherries, currants, sultanas, raisins. Let butter melt and mix well. Bring it to a boil. On low flame let boil for 8 to 10 minutes, keep stirring it continuously. Set aside to cool at least for 3 to 4 hours.
Then only add the other ingredients.

In a bowl sieve the flour, baking powder, cake spice and ground cinnamon.

When the fruit mix has cooled, add the flour mix and mix it with a spatula.  Then add in the eggs and mix it again. Pour batter in a greased and lined baking tray. Bake at 150 degrees C for about 1.1/4 hour to  1 ½ hours or till done. 

When you remove it from the oven immediately, poke holes with skewer and pour orange juice over the cake to make it moist or else it will dry out. Let cool and then remove from tin wrap a ribbon around it and serve.  Wrap it with cling film, to stay fresh.


This is a delicious and beautiful fruit cake, remains soft and moist for a week and even more if it remains ... for that many days..
Labels : Christmas Cake, Fruit Cake, Cakes, Festival Sweets
sneha datar
sneha datar

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.

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