Thursday, 14 December 2017
Stained glass cake
or as it is also known...
I found this recipe while looking for my Christmas cake recipe so I decided to try it. It is delicious and was a hit with everyone who tried it. It's also a great alternative to the traditional Christmas cake and a lot easier to make :)
I hope you try it and enjoy it as much as we do.
200 grams dates
150 grams mixed peel
100 grams green cherries
100 grams raisins
200 grams walnut halves
250 grams brazil nuts
100 grams flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
170 grams sugar
Line a 6 cup loaf tin with 3 layers of paper 5cm higher than the tin.
Combine fruit and nuts in a a large bowl.
Sift flour and baking powder and add sugar - mix with fruit.
Beat eggs until thick and creamy and pour onto fruit etc - combine thoroughly.
Spoon into tin and spread evenly.
Bake at 150 degs C for about 2 hours.
Leave to stand for 10 minutes then turn onto cake rack.
Wrap in foil when cold and store in refrigerator.
Cut into fingers or thin slices to serve.