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Gluten Free Christmas Cake



16 slice(s)


  • 75g rice, brown or white
  • 75g polenta
  • 150g dried apricots
  • 100g pitted prunes
  • 100g Butter, or soya marg for dairy free
  • 1 banana, ripe
  • 2 lemons, juice and rind
  • 75g raw sugar
  • 220g dried fruit (sultanas, raisins etc)
  • 1 tsp xanthan gum
  • 150g nuts (walnuts, macadamias etc), or use seeds for nut free
  • 2 eggs, or 2tsp gf baking powder for egg free
  • 2 teaspoons Nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 30g brandy (optional)

Recipe's preparation

  1. Line a 20cm cake tin with baking paper.  Preheat oven to 160 degrees

  2. Put the polenta and rice into the TM bowl and mill for 1min on speed 10. Add the lemon rind and mill for an extra 6 secs on speed 10.  Set aside

  3. Add the apricots and prunes to the TM bowl and chop on spped 7 for 6 secs.  Set aside

  4. Add the sugar, butter, banana and lemon juice to the TM bowl.  Mix for 20 secs on speed 5

  5. Add all the other ingredients (fruits, nuts, eggs, spices, flours, xanthan gum, brandy) and mix for 30 secsCounter-clockwise operationspeed 4 to combine

  6. Pour into prepared tin and bake in the oven for 1-1.5 hours or until a skewer comes out clean

  7. Decorate either with apricot jam and nuts or marzipan and icing


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A great tasting Gluten Free Christmas cake for all the family to enjoy !!

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  • Delicious and heathy cake.

    Submitted by maddymoody on 28. December 2015 - 17:11.

    Delicious and heathy cake. Made this cake in Mid November and it was perfect for Christmas.

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  • A real hit.

    Submitted by CAG69 on 24. January 2015 - 14:02.

    A real hit.

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    Submitted by Angela de Gunst on 9. December 2013 - 21:27.



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