Monday, December 24, 2012

Dry Fruit Christmas Cake

Merry Christmas to all of you, hope you all had a blast on Christmas Eve. I was just busy backing cake and preparing dinner. Santa can come anytime so have to make everything ready.

I made one dry fruit Christmas cake. I hope Santa likes the cake but my home Santa (my husband) liked it a lot. For me Christmas has lots of memories, especially almost all 25th December most of our family members  used to arranged some get together or picnic. And my Maa used to prepare the Christmas Cake in an old cake oven.

Wish you all a warm Merry Christmas. Hope Santa brings lots of joy and happiness for all of us.

Preparation time:15 mints.
Cooking Time: 40 to 45 mints.


1.All-purpose flour: 2 cups.
2.Two Eggs.
3.One Cup Salted Butter.
4.One cup sugar.
5.Two tea spoon vanilla essence.
6.Half cup cream milk.
7.One tea spoon dark brown sugar.
8.Two tea spoon baking powder.
9.One tea spoon baking soda.
10.A pinch of mixed spices (clove. Cinnamon and Nutmeg).
11.Half tea spoon of lemon extract.
12.Half cup dry fruit (cashew nuts, raisin, walnut, dry cherries, dry cranberries).


In a bowl add the all-purpose flour, baking soda and baking powder and mix well.

Now in another bowl add the butter and sugar and mix well till the butter and sugar melt. Now add the brown sugar and mix well.

Now add eggs one at a time beat nicely. Now slowly add the flour mixture with the milk and vanilla essence. Mix well.

Now add all dry fruits and the spices powder. Mix well, finally add the lemon extract.

Pre heat the oven in 175 C. Now grease and flour one loaf pan and baked it for 40 to 45 mints. Check between with a tooth pick.

Enjoy your Christmas with my cake.

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