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Fruit Wedding Cake

Method: Line deep cake tins with a double layer of greaseproof paper. Pre-heat oven to 140°C / 275°F / Gas 1. Put the raisins, sultanas, cherries, mixed peel, chopped almonds, ground almonds, rind and juice of lemon and orange into a bowl and mix well. Sieve the flour, mixed spice and nutmeg together. Cream butter or margarine and sugar together. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating each in thoroughly and adding a little of the sieved flour wit…

Madeira Sponge Cake

Method: Line an 8″/20cms round deep cake tin with a double layer of greaseproof paper. Pre-heat oven to 150°C 300°C Gas 2. Sieve the flour into a bowl and add all the other ingredients. Beat all the ingredients together, gently, using a low setting on the mixer. When ingredients are combined increase speed and beat for one minute. Spoon mixture into the prepared baking tin and smooth the top. Cook in the centre of the oven for 1 1/2…

Christmas Cake Icing

…nd knead well until paste is quite pliable! It is important that the paste is thick before you start kneading, because in kneading, oil comes from the almond causing the paste to soften and become smooth. To apply paste to cake: Brush cake with some heated apricot jam, honey or golden syrup. Roll out almond paste on a board dusted with icing sugar large enough to cover the entire cake. Gently ease around the cake and smooth over with palm of…

Carrot Cake

Method: Line deep cake tin with double layer of baking parchment or greaseproof paper. Pre-heat oven to 150°C/300°F/Gas 2. Put sugar, sultanas, carrots and orange rind into a bowl. Beat eggs and oil together and stir into the carrot mixture. Sieve flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and bread soda together and add to the other ingredients. Gently stir all ingredients well together. Transfer to prepared tin and smooth top. Bake for specified time. Test the…

Simnel Cake

Method: Preheat oven to 140°C/275°F/Gas 1. Line a 20cms/8″ round deep cake tin with greaseproof paper. Sieve the flour, spice and nutmeg together. Place all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and beat with a wooden spoon until well mixed. This takes about 4 to 6 minutes. Place half the mixture into the prepared tin. Roll out 1/3 of the almond paste to fit onto cake mixture. Cover with remaining mixture. Bake in the preheated oven…

Gluten Free Fruit Cake

…o a greased and lined 9″/23cm tin. Bake in a preheated oven at 170°C/325°F/Gas 3 for 3 1/2 – 4 hours approx. Cool in tin. When cold, pour over the remaining whiskey. Recipe Notes: Suitable for Christmas / Wedding Cake

Christmas Cake

Method Put margarine, sugar, fruit, rind, juice and one baby bottle of the brandy into a large saucepan. Slowly bring to the boil, stirring occasionally, until the margarine has melted. Turn off heat and leave to cool for approx. 30 minutes. Meanwhile pre-heat oven to 140°C/275°F/Gas 1 and line an 8”/20cm round deep cake tin with greaseproof paper. Stir the eggs, nuts and ground almonds into the fruit mixture and mix well. F…

Chocolate Biscuit/Tiffin Cake

…film and cover completely. Place in the fridge to set, which will take about 3 hours (it will keep for up to two weeks in the fridge) To serve or decorate, just turn out and carefully peel off the film. Note: A light wedding cake….

Irish Coffee Cake

Method Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Grease and base line a 20cms/8” deep cake tin. Put all the ingredients for the cake into a large mixing bowl and beat until mixture is smooth. Transfer to the prepared tin and bake for about 40 minutes until risen and when gently pressed the cake ‘springs’ back. Remove from tin and leave on a wire tray to cool. Wash and dry cake tin. Dissolve the sugar slowly in the coffee, boil for one minute then, rem…

Christmas Cake Decoration

Method: Remove the wrapping from the baked cake and place cake on the board. Soften the marzipan and roll out on a board dusted with icing sugar, large enough to cover cake. Brush cake with the apricot jam and apply the marzipan, gently easing it onto the cake. Leave over night to set. Soften the ready to roll icing and roll out on a board dusted with icing sugar, again large enough to cover the cake completely. Brush marzipan with a little…

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