Recipe of Favorite Chocolate Christmas Fruit Cake

Chocolate Christmas Fruit Cake.

Recipe of Favorite Chocolate Christmas Fruit Cake

Hello everybody, I hope you are having an amazing day today. Today, I will show you a way to make a special dish, chocolate christmas fruit cake. One of my favorites food recipes. This time, I’m gonna make it a bit tasty. This will be really delicious.

Chocolate Christmas Fruit Cake is one of the most popular of recent trending meals on earth. It is appreciated by millions daily. It is easy, it is fast, it tastes delicious. They’re fine and they look wonderful. Chocolate Christmas Fruit Cake is something that I have loved my entire life.

To begin with this recipe, we must first prepare a few components. You can cook chocolate christmas fruit cake using 17 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Chocolate Christmas Fruit Cake:

  1. {Make ready 2 cups of chopped Dry Fruits of your choice (Dates, Prunes, Cranberries, Figs, Raisins, Sultanas, Apricots).
  2. {Make ready 1 cup of Dark Rum (Whisky, Sherry or Brandy will also do).
  3. {Take 250 grams of Black raisins.
  4. {Take 250 grams of Dried soft prunes.
  5. {Make ready 1/4 cup of Honey.
  6. {Make ready 2 of Oranges, zest and juice.
  7. {Get 1 teaspoon of Mixed spice- (cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg).
  8. {Prepare 2 tablespoons of Cocoa powder.
  9. {Take 3 tablespoons of Grape Juice.
  10. {Take 3/4 cup of Butter.
  11. {Make ready 3/4 cup of Dark brown sugar.
  12. {Get 3 medium of Eggs.
  13. {Get 1 1/4 cups of All purpose Flour.
  14. {Make ready 1/2 cup of Ground almonds (with or without skin)-.
  15. {Prepare 1/2 teaspoon of Baking powder.
  16. {Make ready 1/2 teaspoon of Baking Soda.
  17. {Prepare pinch of Salt.

Instructions to make Chocolate Christmas Fruit Cake:

  1. In a clean, dry glass jar, add the chopped dry fruits and the rum and mix well together with a wooden spoon. Seal the jar and keep in a cool, dry place away from sunlight. Every 2-3 days, give the fruit a mix and add about ¼ cup more rum if it looks too dry. You can soak the dry fruits for 1 – 4 weeks before you bake the cake..
  2. Reheat the oven to 150 degrees for 10 minutes. In a broad pan, add the raisins and chopped prunes. Add butter, mixed spice powder, dark brown sugar, honey, orange zest from 2 oranges and orange juice from 1 and 1/2 orange add remaining half at-last if needed..
  3. Add cocoa powder, grape juice and bring the mixture to boil in low flame. It takes about 5-8 minutes to start the mixture to bubble. Once the bubbles start to appear on the edges, switch off the gas and allow the mixture to cool for about 30 minutes. Prepare the cake tin by lining bottom and the sides of the cake. To protect the top of the cake from burning keep the side little larger the tin..
  4. In a blender jar, add the blanched or whole almonds and make a powder. In a separate bowl add the all purpose flour, ground almonds, baking powder, baking soda and salt together and mix with a whisk to combine well. After around 30 minutes, once the mixture has cooled a little, add the beaten eggs. Now add this flour almond mix into the fruit mixture and mix with a spatula until the ingredients have combined..
  5. If you feel the batter is thick drizzle little orange juice now to loosen the batter. Carefully pour the fruit cake mixture into the lined 20 cm with minimum of 7-8 cm height cake tin. Cover the cake tin with another wax paper on top to prevent the sides from burning. Transfer the cake tin to the oven and bake for around 1 and 3/4 to 2 hours, or until the top of the cake is firm. If you insert a sharp knife into the middle of the cake the knife should come out clean..

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