Just microwave the dried fruit with juice and or brandy then stand for 1 hour to soak up the liquid. It was eaten in two weeks whereas the cake i used to make took about a month to be finished.
A very very rich fruitcake perfect for christmas just remember the longer it sits in the tin the tastier it will be.
Christmas fruit cake. 3 4 cup candied pineapple. How to make christmas cake. In a large bowl combine the nuts dates and cherries.
45 minutes total time. Rich christmas fruitcake i made this last christmas and it was a lovely cake. Let it ripen for 10 weeks for best flavor.
This recipe includes dried cherries mango cranberries and currants soaked in rum overnight a week or a month or more is even better. Preheat oven to 300. The key step that makes this so much faster to make than other fruit cakes is the fruit soaking step most recipes call for dried fruit to be soaked overnight.
25 hours 5 minutes servings. Fruit cake is a traditional british christmas cake that is full of fruits and nuts and laced with alcohol usually brandy. I think that i will be making a christmas fruit cake again next year.
Super moist fruit cake recipe for christmas simple and easy boiled fruit cake recipe super moist fruit cake complete written recipe. After it s baked it ages in cheesecloth with additional splashes of rum. With its two key ingredients rum and butter it ought to be a hit.
It s a shame that fruitcake as a species gets such a bad rap. Three people have asked me for the recipe including my mother who has used the same recipe for the last 30 odd years sim18323. The cake had a hint of booze without being overwhelmed by it.
This gives the fruit cake a subtle brandy flavor and a moist texture plus it also allows the fruit cake to be stored for a long time. And here s how the making part goes down. I take a speedy approach.
1 cup mixed candied peel. Add to nut mixture stirring until nuts and fruit are well coated. Combine the flour sugar baking powder and salt.
24 hours 20 minutes cook time.