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How to Bake a Sumptuous Christmas Fruit Cake at Home

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Any Christmas celebration is incomplete without the fruitcake. It is one of the traditional types of cake which is specially made for celebrating the spirit of Christmas. Not many people get success in baking a good fruit cake which prevents many people from attempting to bake it at home. Though a fruitcake is peculiar to Christmas, you can have it on any occasion.

If you are also one of those, fret not as you can take resort to the online cake shops that offer some amazing fruitcakes. You can order the cake online and get the cake delivery in Alwar on the same day of booking. However, if you love experimenting, nothing better than baking a fruitcake at home!

Here’s a look at the recipe for fruitcake:

For a Christmas special fruit cake, you need the following ingredients:

  • 1/8the cup chopped dried cherries
  • 1/8th cup chopped dried mango
  • 1/4th cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4th cup dried currants
  • 2 tablespoons chopped candied citron
  • ¼ cup dark rum
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1/4th cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8t teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup unsulfured molasses
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans
  • ¼ cup dark rum

How to make a fruitcake?

  1. Soak the cherries, cranberries, currants, mango, and citron in 1/4th cup of rum for at least 24 hours. Cover them tightly and store at room temperature.
  2. Now, preheat the oven to 325 degrees F and butter the round pan or loaf pan followed by lining it with a parchment paper.
  3. Take a large bowl and whisk butter and brown sugar until it becomes a fluffy mixture. Add the egg and beat the mixture.
  4. Now, mix flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a separate bowl. Mix it in sugar and butter and mix well. Now add molasses and milk and mix well. Now, mix the soaked fruits and chopped nuts into the batter.
  5. Pour the batter in the greased pan and put it in a microwave for baking.
  6. You need to bake the cake for a minimum of 40 to 45 minutes.
  7. Once the cake is baked, let it cool for 10 minutes and then sprinkle 2 tablespoons of rum.
  8. Cut a piece of parchment paper and one piece of cheesecloth. Both of them should be big enough to cover the cake. Now, moisten the cheesecloth with 1 tablespoon rum. Place the cheesecloth on top of parchment paper and unmould the cake on it. Sprinkle and sides and top of the fruitcake with rum. Wrap the cheesecloth closely to the surface of the cake and warp with paper. Place the cake in an airtight tin so that you can preserve it for several weeks.

Even you wish to order any other cake than a fruitcake; the online gift shops are your trusted partner. They offer a wide variety of cake delivery in Sikar across any part of the city.

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