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Dundee Cake Recipe

A dundee cake makes a lighter take on the traditional christmas cake.

Dundee cake recipe. They may not have realised what they were looking at but we think they have definitely seen an image of this iconic cake. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees f 275 f if using convection. We think that nearly everyone has seen a picture of a dundee cake even if theyve never looked at a dundee cake recipe before. 4 your health this link opens in a new tab all people quilt this link opens in a new tab better homes gardens this link opens in a new tab.

To make it more indulgent it is christmas after all debbie major has added glace cherries too. Youll need to. Method preheat the oven to 150c140c fangas 2. Grease and double line a 20cm8in loose based deep cake tin with greaseproof paper.

2 hrs 45 mins. Grease a deep 8 inch round cake tine line base and sides with greaseproof paper and then grease the paper. This dundee cake is a delicious blend of pungent ginger sweet strawberries winey currants tart kiwi bright orange. What i can guarantee is that this is a beautiful cake.

6 to 8 servings. Grease and line a 8x3 inch round cake pan alternatively a 9 inch round cake pan. A traditional dundee cake comes from dundee scotland. Beat the butter and soft light brown sugar in a food processor.

Its a less rich crumblier alternative to the hefty traditional christmas cake. Cream the sugar and butter until pale and fluffy. When its done it should have just a few crumbs attached. Check every 10 minutes its important not to overcook this cake so the centre will be a little soft.

There are a million and one versions of dundee cake so please dont write to me and say this isnt the real one. 2 hrs 30 mins. Its not rich and moist like a christmas cake but lighter and. This dundee cake recipe uses candied fruit peel and candied cherries to make a delicious version of a scottish christmas favorite.

The cake is distinctive alongside other rich fruit cakes by circles of blanched almonds on the surface of the cake. Check the cake after 50 minutes by inserting a wooden or metal skewer into the cake. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Every slice of this dundee cake is a riot of colour.

The cake is infused with an elegantly harmonic and well balanced combination of fruity aromas and flavours.