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Eggless Plum Cake Recipe | Rich Christmas Cake

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Here I am again with you all sharing very tempting and easy-to-prepare recipe of Eggless Plum Cake which is prepared specially around Christmas and New Year. Plum cake refers to a wide range of cakes made with either dried fruit (such as currants, raisins, or prunes) or with fresh fruit.

With a high content of antioxidants, plums can improve the overall heart health, aid the digestive system, boosts the immune system and reduce the risks of diabetes. So, when you bake a cake with such a beneficial fruit, you can actually say that you have baked a healthy dessert for your near and dear ones!

Eggless Plum Cake Recipe | Rich Christmas Cake

Course: DessertCuisine: English, AmericanDifficulty: Medium
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

10

minutes

Ingredients

  • Soaking of Dried Fruits, Nuts N Berries

    2 Tsps. Each of Figs, cherries, Dried fruits, dried Ginger Red & Green Tutti Fruitti

    2 Tsps. Each of – Chopped Almonds, Chopped Cashews, Chopped Walnuts, Raisins, Black Raisins
  • Cake Preparation

    150 gms Brown Sugar
    150 gms Unsalted Butter
    3/4 cup Curd
    1.5 cups all-purpose refined Flour
    2 Tsp spice mix
    ¼ tsp salt
    1 Tsp Baking Powder
    1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
    3/4 – 1 Cup Milk (add gradually)
    Orange and Lemon Zest
    Vanilla Essence
  • Spice Mix –

    1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
    ¼ tsp nutmeg powder
    5 cloves
    3 pods Cardamom
    1/2 Tsp ginger powder

Directions

  • Soaking of Nuts N Berries

    To make the rich fruitcake, the first step involves chopping up the dried fruits. Take 2 Tsp Each of – Figs, cherries, Dried fruits, dried Ginger Red & Green Tutti Fruity
    Dried Fruits 2 Tsp Each of – Chopped Almonds, Chopped Cashews, Chopped Walnuts, Raisins, Black Raisins

    Soak all the above ingredient in the fresh juice squeezed from 2 oranges and keep them overnight in an airtight container
  • For Spice Mix

    In a bowl add these ingredients ( 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder, ¼ tsp nutmeg powder, 5 cloves, 3 pods Cardamom, 1/2 Tsp ginger powder ) and grind them in grinder.


  • For Making Cake – Take a bowl and sift the following Ingredients
    Dry Ingredients – 1.5 cups all-purpose refined Flour , 2 Tsp spice mix , ¼ tsp salt, 1 Tsp Baking Powder, 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
    Wet Ingredients – Take a Bowl and add 150 gms Brown Sugar 150 gms Unsalted Butter 3/4 cup Curd and whisk them altogether. Butter must be soft. Add all dry ingredients to it.
  • Add 3/4 to 1 cup milk gradually to the mixture. Add vanilla essence, orange and lemon zest to it.
  • Shake and open the bottle of soaked Nuts N Berries, Drain excessive Juice and add all the soaked Fruits in Cake. Fold gently and transfer to the greased baking Tin
  • For Baking – Bake at 170 Degrees for 1 Hour 15 Minutes. Cut and serve cake once it cools down.

Recipe Video

Notes

  • 1. Butter Must be soft
  • 2. Soaking of Nuts n Berries can be done in Juices Like Orange, Apple, Grapes Juice
  • 3. Soaking in Alcohol – Rum, Brandy

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