Our favorite seasons are approaching and we invite you to try this Easy Christmas Cake recipe. If you want to surprise your family this year, this is the best way to do it.

It is the ideal complement for Christmas dinner, and the Easy Christmas Cake will be perfect on the table as an ornament.

Prep Time: 30 minutes | Cook Time: 2-3 hours | Servings: 12

Ingredients:

1 cup Brown Sugar

¾ cup Butter

1 cup Glace Cherries (Chopped)

2 ⅔ cup Mixed Fruit (Dried)

1 cup Cranberries (Dried)

Zest from 1 lemon

1 Orange both the juice and the zest

½ cup Apple Juice

3 Large Eggs

½ cup Almonds (Ground)

½ tsp. Baking Powder

1 tsp. Cinnamon

¼ tsp. Allspice

1 tsp. Ginger (Ground)

¼ tsp. Cloves (Ground)

1 ⅔ cups All purpose flour

Instructions:

Step 1. In a saucepan over medium heat, mix together the dried cranberries, glace cherries, mixed fruit, butter, orange juice and zest, sugar, lemon zest and all of the apple juice except for 4 tbsp.

Step 2. Simmer until it comes to a slight bubble, and then continue to simmer on medium low for 10 minutes.

Step 3. Remove the fruit from the heat and let cool for 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees, and line a 9 inch springform pan with parchment paper.

Step 4. Mix the eggs and almonds into the fruit mixture, followed by the remaining ingredients. Continue to reserve the 4 Tbsp of apple juice for later.

Step 5. Pour the batter into the pan, and bake for 45 minutes.

Step 6. Reduce the heat to 275, and bake another 1- 1 ½ hours until cooked completely through. Cover the top with tin foil if it starts to become too browned.

Step 7. When hot, poke 10-12 holes in the cake, and pour on the reserved apple juice.

Step 8. Let the cake cool completely, and store in an airtight container in a double layer of parchment paper.

Easy Christmas Cake

Easy Christmas Cake
It is theideal complement for Christmas dinner, and the Easy Christmas Cake will be perfect on the table as an ornament.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • ¾ cup Butter
  • 1 cup Glace Cherries (Chopped)
  • 2 ⅔ cup Mixed Fruit (Dried)
  • 1 cup Cranberries (Dried)
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 Orange both the juice and the zest
  • ½ cup Apple Juice
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • ½ cup Almonds (Ground)
  • ½ tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. Allspice
  • 1 tsp. Ginger (Ground)
  • ¼ tsp. Cloves (Ground)
  • 1 ⅔ cups All purpose flour

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, mix together the dried cranberries, glace cherries, mixed fruit, butter, orange juice and zest, sugar, lemon zest and all of the apple juice except for 4 tbsp.
  2. Simmer until it comes to a slight bubble, and then continue to simmer on medium low for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove the fruit from the heat and let cool for 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees, and line a 9 inch springform pan with parchment paper.
  4. Mix the eggs and almonds into the fruit mixture, followed by the remaining ingredients. Continue to reserve the 4 Tbsp of apple juice for later.
  5. Pour the batter into the pan, and bake for 45 minutes.
  6. Reduce the heat to 275, and bake another 1- 1 ½ hours until cooked completely through. Cover the top with tin foil if it starts to become too browned.
  7. When hot, poke 10-12 holes in the cake, and pour on the reserved apple juice.
  8. Let the cake cool completely, and store in an airtight container in a double layer of parchment paper.
  9. If you do not use the cake immediately, continue to feed it with 1-2 tbsp of apple juice poured over the top each week.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 332Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 77mgSodium: 176mgCarbohydrates: 44gFiber: 3gSugar: 25gProtein: 5g