Dundee cake
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Yummy Dundee cake Recipe

This moist cake has all kinds of fruity surprises hidden inside.
Dundee cake
Prep Time : 1:10 | Cook Time : 2:15 | Total Time : 3:25 | Serving : 8 person.

Ingredients

  • 120g currants

  • 120g raisins

  • 100g glace cherries

  • 60g mixed peel

  • Grated rind of 1 orange

  • Grated rind of 1 lemon

  • 2 tablespoons whisky

  • 170g unsalted butter

  • 170g caster sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 170g plain flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice

  • 60g almond meal

  • 80g whole blanched almonds

Method

  • Step 1

    Place currants, raisins, cherries, peel and grated rinds in a bowl with the whisky, cover and set aside for 1 hour.

  • Step 2

    Preheat the oven to 150°C, and line the base and sides of a 20cm springform cake pan with baking paper.

  • Step 3

    In bowl of electric mixer, cream butter and sugar until light, then add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition until well combined. Sift in flour, baking powder and spice and mix gently, then stir in the almond meal and dried fruit mixture (including whisky). Pour into the pan and bake for 1 1/4 hours. Remove and decorate top with the almonds, then return to the oven for a further hour, or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool before removing from the pan. Serve as an afternoon treat or in small slices after dinner.

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