Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Have you soaked your fruits for Christmas Cakes?

If you are crazy for Christmas cake, then it's time for you to plan for Christmas cake. Unlike other cakes, for Christmas cake you need to soak the fruits for a six weeks before you bake.  The fruits needs to boozed in rum .

Christmas cake-mixing
Dried Fruit for Cake

  • 200g raisins
  • 100g Cherries chopped
  • 200g Cashewnuts  Chopped
  • 200g walnuts
  • 175g dried figs, chopped
  • 100g dates, chopped
  • 25g Orange /Ginger peel
  • The total of all the dried  fruits will be 1 kg, you can add whatever dried fruits you like.

200 ml Rum
cinnamon stick - 1

  1. Mix the one kg of all the mixed dried fruit (walnuts, almonds, cashews,raisins, dates, cherry,candied peal), 
  2. Chopped into small pieces and soak them in rum and cinnamon stick.
  3. Put this mixture into an airtight container and keep it in your kitchen and not in the fridge
  4. You need to mix it every day for the first week and for the other five days mix it once in a week.
  5. After six weeks your fruits are ready for  bake
Enjoy baking your Christmas Cake.


N.B. To learn Christmas cake, get in touch with me for personlised call. Reach me at mennasdelight at [gmail dot com] or give a ring at 9379398865.

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