Plum Cake

Plum Cake

Note : I had scheduled this post for 25th Dec Xmas before leaving for Pune... as I thought that would be a perfect day to post a plum cake recipe... Only thing I think I had scheduled it only in my head :( anyways here it is with the title changed from Merry Xmas to Plum Cake and the various wishes :) Ingredients.

Plum CakeNote : I had scheduled this post for 25th Dec Xmas before leaving for Pune... as I thought that would be a perfect day to post a plum cake recipe... Only thing I think I had scheduled it only in my head :( anyways here it is with the title changed from Merry Xmas to Plum Cake and the various wishes ...

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    Ingredients

    Unsalted butter
    1 cup
    Demera sugar
    1 cup
    Large eggs
    3
    Rum
    4 tbsps
    Juice and zest of orange
    one
    Ground almonds
    3/4 cup
    Mix of walnuts and cashew chopped
    1 cup
    Dried fruits (I used raisins, dates, prunes) gms
    650 gm
    Maida
    2 cups
    Baking powder
    1 tsp
    Salt
    1/4 tsp

    Steps

    1. Heat the over to 160 degrees.
    2. Beat the butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
    3. Add eggs and beat some more.
    4. Add the rum, orange juice and zest.
    5. Fold the almonds, cashew, walnut and the rest of the dry fruits in it.
    6. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, and baking powder and fold this into the cake batter.
    7. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour. Reduce the oven temperature to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) and continue to bake the cake for another 1 hour 30 minutes or until a long skewer inserted into the center of the cake comes out with just a few moist crumbs. enjoy!!! It was so yummy that it got over in a day and ojas digged in it too much too... I made one more for him with very very less rum.

    PS: original recipe from here which BTW is an excellent site for baking recipes... somethings I changed in the recipe are I used rum instead of brandy... I dont like brandy and neither does N... I also used demera sugar instead of light brown and dark which is mentioned

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