Quick Christmas cake
Many experienced hostess know that English Christmas cake requires some patience, because he is preparing for a long time. Importantly, time is being spent – it’s soaking fruit in rum (5 days), and then left to stand for a cupcake (2-3 weeks). That’s why try this recipe quick Christmas cake.
This cake does not need to withstand, but he has a wonderful tangerine flavor. Guests will be pleased.
The main highlight is caramelized tangerine, lots of dried fruits and orange liqueur. All together creates a great Christmas mood.
Preparation time: 45 minutes.
The dish is well suited for: Christmas.
3/4 cups dried fruits
2/3 cups butter
3/4 cups sugar
2 tablespoons butter for fry
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup flour
Peel tangerines and put slices to dry for an hour. Remove from the refrigerator butter and eggs, so they warmed up. Soak the dried fruits in 2 tablespoons orange liqueur.
Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a pan, sprinkle a teaspoon of sugar and fry the tangerine slices (during 2 minutes on each side).
Remove hot slices to cool down and the put dried fruits in the pan and heat until the liquor evaporates.
Whisk butter and sugar. It takes 3-5 minutes.
One by one, add three eggs, again whisk.
Add flour with baking powder and the dried fruit. If the dough is watery, you just add flour again.
Pour batter into a greased and floured form, shifting caramelized mandarins.
Bake at 180C (360 F) for about an hour, check the readiness of a match (it should dry out of the middle of the cake). Sprinkle cake with powdered sugar.
Quick Christmas cake is simple step by step recipe with photos.