Christmas Fruit Cake


I know this a bit too late to post, so sorry not to be able to update the blog, and I was actually baking this fruit cake at the last minute of Christmas day.  Just hope that I never too late to submit to Aspiring Bakers #14 : Creative Christmas Bakes (December 2011) hosted by Hankerie :)

Ingredients:
250 gr Mixed Fruits
50 gr Apricot
50 gr Cranberries
3 Tbsp Rum

250 gr Butter
130 gr Sugar
1 tsp Orange zest
4 Eggs
210 gr Plain Flour
½ tsp Baking Powder
40 gr Orange juice
40 gr Ground Almonds

Method:
- Soak mixed fruits, apricot and cranberries with rum over the night.
- Cream butter and sugar until pale & fluffy, add in orange zest.
- Add eggs one at a time till thoroughly mixed before adding in the next egg.
- Mix 2 Tbsp of flour to soaked fruits.
- Fold in shifted Plain Flour+Baking Powder, orange juice and ground almonds alternately to the butter batter, lastly add in soaked fruits, mix well.
- Pour into 8 inch square cake tin.
- Bake at 160C for 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hour or until cook.
- Let the cake cool in tin for 20 mins, then remove and leave it to cool completely.

PS : Dizzle some drop of rum onto cake once a while (every 2-3 days) to keep cake moist in the fridge.



Here, I would like to wish everyone HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012!


27 comments:

  1. Am looking at ur green tea souffle swiss roll.. beautiful!! hv a good year ahead yah!

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  2. Happy New Year and all the best in 2012!

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  3. Hi DG. Happy NY 2012 to you. Very nice simple xmas cake.

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  4. Hi Doris,

    Happy New Year to you and your family! The fruitcakes look very moist and yummy!

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  5. Happy New Year and a great year in 2012!! :)

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  6. Happy 2012 to you and your family too! :)

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  7. i wish you and your family a happy new year^^

    i hope i can see further amaizing recipes :-) i love your side

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  8. very pretty DG!! love the cake. Happy New Year to you!

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  9. Eileen@Hundred Eighty DegreesJanuary 1, 2012 at 8:32 PM

    This fruit cake looks moist and soft. Happy New Year to you and your family!

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  10. Happy New Year, Dorothy! I have already found a recipe to try with your Pulut Hitam flour :) ! I hope I will be successful!

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  11. Happy new year, Doris! Lovely fruit cake. Can keep till CNY! LOL.

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  12. Happy New Year to you and your family, Doris! A belated Christmas wish too! Love your Christmas cake. The decoration on top looks simple and beautiful. I didn't had time to make any....enjoying too much back home in Malaysia then. Hope you have great day.

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  13. Hi Everyone,
    Thanks for your New Year wishes and the comments. :)

    Shirley,
    Wouw! Really looking forward to your post on the new recipe :)

    Jane,
    Hahahaha .... none left, CNY, I'm looking forward for the lapis cake :)

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  14. Happy 2012! And best wishes for you and your family!

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  15. Doris, wishing you and your family happy new year, stay happy and healthy ^_^

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  16. Doris,

    Happy 2012! Have a great year ahead!

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  17. You have been missing in action for a while ... Happy new year to you and family.

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  18. hi doris, happy new year and may 2012 brings lots of laughter and joy to you and your family!

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  19. It is never too late to post any recipe. Can always make this for other occasion or keep for next Christmas. Happy New Year to you and your family.

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  20. Happy New Year! Love the cake.

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  21. Hi DG, you've been quiet. Would like to wish Gong Xi Fa Cai to you & family! Have an enjoyable celebration!

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  22. Hi HomeKreation,
    Thank you for your wishes :)

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