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Christmas Cake Mix

£18.00

Quick, easy & delicious moist Christmas cake packed with vine fruits & cherries

Presented in a large quality re-usuable storage tin

Ingredients:  Dried Mixed Fruits, flour (wheat), sugar, cherries, nuts, spice. For allergens see items in Bold

1500g 8 inch/20cm round

Description

Christmas cake instructions

In addition to the ingredients provided you will need:

8 inch round loose base cake tin

baking parchment

225 g butter

4 eggs

2 tblsp  of black treacle (optional)

1 lemon (rind and juice)

marzipan and icing if you want to decorate it traditionally

  1. Pre heat oven to 150°C / 130°C Fan /Gas 2
  2. Line with parchment a loose base 8 inch (20 cm) round cake tin
  3. In a large bowl cream together 225 g of butter and the sugar pack until it is a lighter colour
  4. Add to the mixture eggs one at a time with a tbsp of flour and spice mixture for each one, and then fold in the remaining flour apart from 1 tblsp.
  5. Chop the cherries in half and roll into the 1 tblsp of the flour mixture then stir into the mixture
  6. Add 2 tblsp of black treacle and juice of 1 lemon juice and stir
  7. Add remaining fruit packets, nuts pack, lemon rind and stir
  8. Tip mixture into cake tin and bake for approx 4 hours. Check it is baked by inserting a skewer in the middle and checking it comes out clean
  9. Over the next 2 weeks feed the cake with sherry or brandy
  10. Decorate and store in tin provided