Friday, October 12, 2012

2012 Christmas Cake – Time to start mixing

'Is the season to prepare your dried fruit and set it soaking. Soak it for six weeks and you will have one of the fabulous Christmas Cake you have ever made

Christmas Cake Ingredients 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

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


Tummy Delites said...

thanks for the great tip..!!

through my eyes... said...

Thankyou dear

Anonymous said...

Should the fruits be immersed in rum? Or just the moisture is enough?