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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

RICH PLUM CAKE

300 grams Plain Flour / Maida
300 grams brown Sugar
100 grams powdered white sugar
3 Eggs beaten
2 teaspoons vanilla essence
300 grams butter
1 teaspoon nutmeg powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
3 tablespoons date syrup
300 grams dried fruit
50 grams orange /lemon peel
250 ml Rum or Brandy
Soak the dried fruit and orange / lemon peel in Rum or Brandy for about 1month.
Just before using, strain and mix in 3 tablespoons of flour to it. Keep aside.Cream the butter, sugar and brown sugar well. Add the beaten eggs, date syrup and vanilla essence and mix well. Add the orange / lemon peel and dried fruits, nutmeg powder and cinnamon powder and mix well Slowly add the flour and fold in well. If the mixture is too thick add a little milk. Pour into a greased and papered baking tin or dish and bake in a slow oven for about 40 to 45 minutes. Remove from the oven when done and set aside to cool. (Ice this cake only when completely cold)

2 comments:

CS said...

Lovely! You should put it on www.101usesfordatesyrup.wordpress.com

Indian Cuisine Blogroll said...

that looks perfect..yum..