Steps to Prepare Favorite Sig's Lighter Yuletide Cake

Sig's Lighter Yuletide Cake.

Steps to Prepare Favorite Sig's Lighter Yuletide Cake

Hello everybody, it’s Brad, welcome to our recipe page. Today, I will show you a way to prepare a special dish, sig's lighter yuletide cake. It is one of my favorites. For mine, I am going to make it a little bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Sig's Lighter Yuletide Cake is one of the most well liked of recent trending meals in the world. It is appreciated by millions daily. It’s easy, it is fast, it tastes yummy. They are fine and they look fantastic. Sig's Lighter Yuletide Cake is something which I have loved my entire life.

To begin with this particular recipe, we have to prepare a few components. You can have sig's lighter yuletide cake using 29 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.

The ingredients needed to make Sig's Lighter Yuletide Cake:

  1. {Take of cake.
  2. {Take 225 grams of butter softened plus extra for greasing.
  3. {Get 2 tbsp of Brandy.
  4. {Take 1 pinch of saffron about 1/4 strand.
  5. {Take 225 grams of golden castor sugar.
  6. {Get 4 of eggs.
  7. {Take 225 grams of plain flour.
  8. {Take 50 grams of ground almonds.
  9. {Take 1 tsp of baking powder.
  10. {Take 300 grams of each of raisins and sultanas.
  11. {Get 100 grams of natural coloured glacé cherries.
  12. {Make ready 85 grams of mixed peel.
  13. {Prepare 50 grams of each,whole blanched almonds and hazelnuts or other nuts of preference,roughly chopped.
  14. {Make ready 50 grams of walnut pieces,to soak, this can be repeated twice more.
  15. {Take 3 tbsp of brandy extra.
  16. {Make ready 2 tbsp of honey that is runny.
  17. {Prepare of decoration.
  18. {Get 1 of eggwhite.
  19. {Make ready 50 grams of castor sugar.
  20. {Take 1 of small bunch black grapes.
  21. {Take 2 of small sprigs of holly.
  22. {Make ready 2 of clementines.
  23. {Prepare 2 of just ripe figs.
  24. {Prepare 2 of kumquats, or if difficult to get hold of any small fruit or slices that you like to eat.
  25. {Make ready 4 of cape gooseberries(physalis).
  26. {Make ready 1 of length 65 cm of cake ribbon.
  27. {Take of frosting (no marzipan, no icing, as done on the finished bottom picture, my granddaughters effort from last year, I was so proud of her.).
  28. {Prepare 2 of egg whites, fresh.
  29. {Prepare 180 grams of icing sugar/ powder sugar.

Instructions to make Sig's Lighter Yuletide Cake:

  1. Heat oven 160 C, double line deep 20 cm cake tin with baking parchment.Tie a few sheets of brown paper around the outside,level with parchment.Heat 2 tbls of brandy in small pan, infuse saffron for a few minutes whilst pan is off heat.Put the butter,sugar,eggs,flour,almonds,baking powder and a pinch of salt into s bowl mix mix until soft and creamy.Mix saffron brandy,fruit and nuts and mix into the batter..
  2. Spoon the mixture into tin,make a slight dip in the middle.Bake for one and a half hours,cover loosely with foil,turn oven down to 140C and cook for one more hour or until skewer comes out clean..
  3. Leave to cool in tin,whilst still warm prod the cake all over with skewer,mix brandy and honey together and spoon over cake.Wrap up airtight and feed cake with more honey and brandy mixture as often as you like.This cake can be made up to 6 weeks in advance..
  4. Put a large bowl over a pan of simmering water,make sure the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water.Put the 2 eggwhites and icing sugar into bowl whisk for 5-7 minutes until you have a thick very glossy frosting,folding all mixture in as you go along.Spread over cake creating snow like effect.Half the other fruits and arrange on top of cake,fix ribbon around base..
  5. For decoration and frosting: lightly beat eggwhite.Spread out extrs fine /castor sugar on a baking sheet.Dip grapes and holly in eggwhite coat withsugarmake the frosting..
  6. The lighter (no marzipan, no iicing) decoration and frosting is best made on the day that you serve the cake. My grandmas this one..

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