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Taste Christmas Cake



20 piece(s)

Taste Christmas Cake

  • 510 g sultanas
  • 265 grams flame raisins
  • 155 grams currants
  • 150 grams pitted date, finely chopped
  • 100 grams red glace cherries, quartered
  • 75 grams Ocean Spray craisins
  • 75 grams Dried Pineapple, finely chopped
  • 50 grams mixed peel
  • 185 --- brandy
  • 2 tsp Orange rind, finely grated
  • 1 cube Salted butter, slightly melted to grease
  • 250 grams Butter, at room temperature
  • 200 grams brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 4 eggs
  • 300 grams plain flour
  • 2 tsp mixed spice
  • blanched almonds, to decorate
  • glace cherries, to decorate
  • 6
    3h 30min
    Preparation 30min
  • 7
  • 8
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 6
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 31
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 21

Recipe's preparation

  1. [color=#393434; font-family: 'Open Sans', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px]
    Combine sultanas, raisins, currants, dates, cherries, craisins, pineapple, mixed peel, brandy and orange rind in a large bowl.

    Cover with plastic wrap and set aside, stirring occasionally, for 2 days to macerate.[/color]
  2. [color=#393434; font-family: 'Open Sans', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px]
    Preheat oven to 150°C.

    Brush a round 22cm (base measurement) cake pan with melted butter to lightly grease.

    Line the base and side with 3 layers of non-stick baking paper.[/color]
  3. Use thermomix to beat butter and sugar in a bowl until pale and creamy.

    Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well between each addition until just combined.

    Add butter mixture to fruit mixture and stir to combine.

    Add flour and mixed spice and stir until well combined. Spoon into prepared pan and smooth the surface.

    Lightly tap pan on benchtop to release any air bubbles.

    Arrange almonds and cherries on top of the cake.
  4. [color=#393434; font-family: 'Open Sans', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px]
    Bake in oven, covered with foil, for 2 hours 40 minutes to 3 hours or until a skewer inserted into centre comes out clean.

    Drizzle hot cake with extra brandy.

    Set aside to cool before turning out.[/color]


You can make this cake up to 3 months ahead. Cover with plastic wrap and store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.

This recipe was provided to you by a Thermomix ® customer and has not been tested by Vorwerk Thermomix ® or Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand.
Vorwerk Thermomix ® and Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand assume no liability, particularly in terms of ingredient quantities used and success of the recipes.
Please observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix ® instruction manual at all times.

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