Eggless Christmas Fruitcake Recipe

2015-11-23
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 50m

Holiday season is one of the best times to show off what you have got when it comes to making different kinds of recipe. There is nothing more satisfying than tasting delicious foods making you feel as if you have the best recipe in town. Among the best tasting recipes suited for Christmas season is the eggless Christmas fruitcake.

If you want to become your Christmas celebration become a memorable and meaningful one, then learning the recipe would mean a lot. For you to know more about the recipe, below is the step by step guide to make your most delicious recipe for Christmas.

Ingredients

  • 90 grams of raisins
  • 60 grams mixed dried fruits such as apricots, cranberries, prunes, figs including orange zest
  • 200 ml hot water
  • ¼ tsp. Salt
  • 1¼ tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract or essence
  • 150 grams brown sugar
  • 80 ml oil or butter
  • 120 ml orange juice
  • ¾ tsp. cinnamon, clove, ginger and nutmeg powder or 1 tsp. spice mix or extract
  • 100 grams of chopped nuts (cashew nuts, walnuts, blanched almonds)
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 220 grams wheat flour/atta or maida/ all-purpose flour

Method

Step 1

The first thing that you should do is chop mix all the fruits and wash it together with the raisins properly in order to eliminate stabilizers of oil based that is mainly used for increasing shelf life and most of all gives oily smell to the cake. Drain them thoroughly.

Step 2

The next step is to add these to a 200ml of hot water as hot as possible then simmer it for 3 up to 4 minutes. Switch off the stove after using.

Step 3

Moreover, by that time, you are now ready to add a brown sugar and stir in order for it to melt.

Step 4

While it is still mildly hot, you can now add vanilla, vinegar, lemon juice, oil, salt, and lastly is the orange juice. After that, there is a need to set it and wait for it to cool.

Step 5

Mix the amount of soda and do not forget to include the flour. As much as possible, sieve it for it to prevent lumps.

Step 6

The next step is to preheat your oven at a temperature of 170 c.

Step 7

After ensuring that the boiled mix is cool, this is now the time to fold the nuggets together with the flour gently, then break up the lumps gently as well.

Step 8

Make sure it pour it in a baking tray that is greased and bake it for around 25 minutes. You can also skewer inserted that comes out clean. A period of 25 minutes is enough for a 9” baking and it would take a bit longer if you would make a 6” pan.

Step 9

After that, you are now going to let the cake cool down in a period around 10 up to 15 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius to achieve some of the mild cracks.

Step 10

The last thing that you should do is to let the cake become cool before you cut it.

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