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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Christmas Fruit Cake

Wish you all a Happy New Year............

Maida-1 cup
Butter-3/4 cup
Sugar-1 cup
Baking powder-1tsp
Vanilla essence-1tsp
Cream of tartar-less than 1/8tsp(optional)
Ingredients soaked in orange juice or rum for at least a day.
Fresh orange juice-1/3 cup
Fruit cake mix-1 cup
(its citrus peels & cherries cut into cubes soaked in dry sugar syrup)
or Tutti fruity
Raisins-1/4 cup
Cashew nut-1/4 cup
Chopped almonds-1/4 cup
Chopped walnuts-1/4 cup
(dust the above ingredients with 2 tsps of maida)
Spice powders
Cinnamon powder-1/4 tsp
Grated nutmeg-1/4tsp
Grated fresh ginger-1/4tsp
Clove powder-1/4tsp
Sugar-1/3 cup
Water-5 tsp
(In a pan add sugar & 1tsp of water & keep stirring till it changes its colour to golden brown.Now slowly add remaining 4 tsp of water,mix it well.Be care full at this stage it may splutter & burn fast.Remove from fire,cool it before adding it to the cake batter)

Sieve baking powder,spice powders & maida.Add tartar to egg whites & beat it till fluffy.Beat essence & egg yolks.Cream butter & sugar till creamy,slowly add egg yolk mixture & maida alternatively & beat it till mixed well.Now add the dry fruits mixture,caramel liquid & egg whites & fold it well.Grease a baking tray dusted with little maida.Pour this cake mixture in it,bake it for 40 minutes at 350 deg.C till done.Cool it completely & cut it the next day.
Courtesy:Sangeetha with some slight changes......


  1. cake looks rich & perfect.Wishing you and your family a very happy and prosperous New Year dear:)

  2. Wow.. thats a very cute cake... :) Wish you a lovely 2010 :)

  3. SUch a gorgeous fruits cake..Wishing you and your family a happy and prosperous New year..

  4. Yummy and delicious fruit cake............

  5. Olá, amiga...
    Conheci seu cantinho e amei!
    Você é muito talentosa... parabéns!...

    que a fé e a esperança num mundo melhor sejam revividas a cada dia em seu coração!
    Feliz 2010!!!

    Itabira - Brasil

  6. Hope u liked it..Nice varation akka..the cake is turned so good and looks perfect!!
    Wishin u & ur family Happy New Year..:)

  7. Lovely cake. Happy New Year to you and your family.

  8. Just stopping by to wish you and your family a Happy New Year! Thanks for always visiting my site and leaving such encouraging are sweet! BTW, the cake looks delicious!

  9. Nice cake and my fav...have a gr8 year ahead

  10. Hopped in for first time,I must say u have great blog,amazing recipes in ur style....

    Cake looks deliciously awesome...
    'Happy new Year'

  11. All ready for the party.... Can I come over ....??
    May be tomorrow.... I would love to taste the cake.....

    Happy Celebrations!!!!

    Wishing You & your family a very happy year ahead....


  12. wonderful recipe and click...Happy New Year !!

  13. Lovely cake.. Happy new year to you and your family..

  14. Lovely cake sailaja.. wish you happy and prosperous new year dear..

  15. nice cake hmm...yummy looks mouthwatering

    -vidya from tempe,az

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