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Christmas Cake

Impress your family and friends this Christmas with Dualit's easy to follow Christmas cake recipe!
Serves: 6-12 Preparation Time: 1 hour Cooking Time: 30 minutes

With dried fruit, mixed spice and a hint of brandy in the background, our traditional Christmas cake is sure to be a hit! Made with the Dualit Hand Mixer with flat beater attachment.

Ingredients

  • 115g Salted Butter
  • 115g Soft Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 115g Self Raising Flour
  • 2 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1 tbsp Treacle
  • 450g Brandy Soaked Sultanas
  • 100g Glacé Cherries
  • Half an Apple, Peeled
  • 10 tbsp Loosened Honey
  • 1 Sheet Marzipan
  • 1 Sheet Fondant Icing
  • Dusting of Icing Sugar
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C.
  2. Place the butter and sugar into a large bowl and whisk with flat beaters until combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs.
  4. Gradually add the eggs into the mixture, whisking until combined.
  5. Gradually add in the flour to mixture, mix until well combined.
  6. Add in the mixed spice and treacle and whisk, then add the sultanas and cherries and mix to combine.
  7. Take the apple and grate it into the mixture, giving one final mix.
  8. Line a baking tin with greaseproof paper and pour the batter in, spreading evenly.
  9. Bake in the oven for 1 hour.
  10. Remove from the tin and allow to cool completely.
  11. Brush the cake with some of the honey.
  12. Overlay a sheet of marzipan over the cake and trim the edges to neaten.
  13. Brush the marzipan with more honey.
  14. Overlay a sheet of fondant icing over the marzipan.
  15. Trim the edges to neaten and patch in any uncovered areas.
  16. Dust with icing sugar to set the fondant icing.
  17. Cut into squares or fingers and add festive decorations.
  18. Add a final dusting of icing sugar to serve.

Dualit product used

This scrumptious cake was made with our multi-tasking Hand Mixer. We used the Flat Beaters in this recipe, the full set also includes Dough Hooks and a Balloon Whisk.

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