Christmas Cake
TM6 TM5

Christmas Cake

4.6 (25 ratings)

Ingredients

Cake

  • 100 g glacé cherries, halved
  • 100 g candied mixed peel
  • 225 g currants
  • 225 g raisins
  • 225 g sultanas
  • 100 g brandy
  • 100 g boiling water
  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 1 orange, thin peelings of skin only
  • 225 g dark brown sugar
  • 225 g unsalted butter, soft, plus extra for greasing
  • 4 large eggs
  • 20 g treacle
  • 225 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 60 g flaked almonds

Icing and Decoration

  • icing sugar, for dusting
  • 500 g marzipan
  • 2 Tbsp apricot jam, smooth, mixed with 1 tsp boiling water
  • 500 g fondant icing
  • green food colouring gel, as desired

Nutrition
per 1 slice
Calories
1292 kJ / 307 kcal
Protein
4 g
Carbohydrates
50 g
Fat
9 g
Saturated fat
4 g
Sodium
38 mg

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