Christmas Fruit Cake

Christmas Fruit Cake

Christmas Fruit Cake to enjoy with your family and friends this festive season!

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Christmas Fruit Cake Prep Time: 2o mins | Cook Time: 1 hour 30 mins

Gluten Free, Wheat Free

You will need:

650g Christmas Fruit Cake Mix (I used Tesco but it may not be available now). Delicious Alchemy have a cake mix. Check it out here

85g butter or dairy free alternative if you prefer

2 large eggs

zest of an orange (optional)

60 ml orange juice

1 tablespoon brandy

What to do:

1. Pre-heat the oven to 160º C /Fan 140º C/ Gas Mark 3

2. Line the base and sides of a 6 inch baking tin with greaseproof paper or paper liner

3. In a large bowl, mix the butter and 40 ml of orange juice. Whisk the eggs separately and then add to the bowl with the dry cake mix.

4. Whisk together, and add in the brandy. Whisk again for 2 mins until everything is mixed in well.

5. Spoon in the mixture to the cake tin and bake for one hour 30 mins or until the cake skewer comes out clean.

6. Leave cake to cool for 20 mins then pierce it several times and pour the remaining orange juice until it is well absorbed.

7. If you want, you can make icing for the top.

8. Wrap well and enjoy!

Christmas Fruit Cake Prep Time: 2o mins | Cook Time: 1 hour 30 mins Gluten Free, Wheat Free

A moist christmas fruit cake using Tesco Free From Mix! 

Ingredients

  • 650g Christmas Cake Mix
  • 85 g butter or dairy free alternative if you prefer
  • 2 large eggs
  • zest of an orange optional
  • 60 ml orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon brandy

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 160º C /Fan 140º C/ Gas Mark 3
  2. Line the base and sides of a 6 inch baking tin with greaseproof paper or paper liner
  3. In a large bowl, mix the butter and 40 ml of orange juice. Whisk the eggs separately and then add to the bowl with the dry cake mix.
  4. Whisk together, and add in the brandy. Whisk again for 2 mins until everything is mixed in well.
  5. Spoon in the mixture to the cake tin and bake for one hour 30 mins or until the cake skewer comes out clean.
  6. Leave cake to cool for 20 mins then pierce it several times and pour the remaining orange juice until it is well absorbed.
  7. If you want, you can make icing for the top.
  8. Wrap well and enjoy!

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