Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Christmas Cake

An old adage saying goes-" you can't bake your cake and have it too". Its time to disprove it with Christmas and New Year approaching, Why not try your own baked cake and decorate it the way you like and have it too !!! Presenting here a very simple recipe of Christmas cake.


1 cup dried red berries
1/2 cup raisins
1/3 cup almond powder
1/3 cup honey
1/4 cup Tia Maria or similar flavor - coffee liquere
1 orange
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1/2 tea spoon baking powder
1/2 tea spoon baking soda
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon coffee powder
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
100 gm unsalted butter
2 eggs
1 tablespoon fresh orange zest


Heat a cookware on low flame and add dried berries, raisins and butter. Mix well for 1 to 2 min.

Add Tia maria, sugar and honey in it and mix well, grate the oranges with peel and also squeeze orange juice on it

Add cinnamon powder, coffee powder and cocoa powder in it and mix well for a min.

 Add egg and orange zest and juice and mix well .

In a separate bowl, add all purpose flour, baking powder and baking soda and mix well.

Add the mixed flour, baking powder and baking soda in the pan and mix well.

Keep stirring the mixture for 1 to 2 min.

Add almond powder in it and mix well

Grease butter pepper in round cake tin pan and line baking paper on base and on sides.

Pour the cake mixture in the cake pan and bake it for 2 hr in a preheated 150 C oven. Keep checking
intermittently after every half an hour.

Remove from oven and keep it aside to cool completely

You can garnish as you like with chocolates,or cherries.

Cut in small pieces and serve it.

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