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Christmas Fruit Cake

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This magical Christmas Fruit Cake will take all the holiday kitchen trouble away from you - too good to be true, yet it is!

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Ingredients

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1 cup mixed dried fruits (raisings, sultanas, currants, cranberries)
7 tbl brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla sugar
1 cup juice of pomegranate
3 egg(s)
5.3 oz butter 5.3 oz = 150 g
1 cup self-raising flour
5.3 oz creamy mascarpone 5.3 oz = 150 g
2 tbl icing sugar
1 tbl lemon juice
1 pack decoration (sugar stars, silver cachous)
1/2 cup red wine 4 oz fluid

And love - it is the main ingredient!

Nutrition

318
Calories
3.4 g
Protein
17.1 g
Fat
41.4 g
CH
10.2 g
S-Fat
102 mg
Cholesterol
3.1 g
Fiber
156 mg
Sodium
12.9 g
Sugar
35 mg
Calcium
1 mg
Iron
381 mg
Potassium
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      Christmas Fruit Cake

      Whether you are completely into a holiday season or just want to make something “Christmas” mid-year (that may happen to all of us), it is always a good time for this sweet and nutritious Chrismas Fruit Cake recipe.

      And if you make it for Christmas, what can be better than to get your whole family together to discuss your holiday plans and enjoy a happy family reunion with this delicious fruit cake?!

      No More Kitchen Trouble

      But as much as they are fun, holidays bring so many things to take care of – buying and wrapping gifts, decorating trees, giving out Christmas treats… I hope that this Christmas recipe can at least take all that kitchen trouble away from you, so you could focus on the rest!

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      Steps

      1
      Done
      5 min

      Mix ingredients

      Melt butter in a small saucepan. Add eggs, sugar, vanilla sugar, orange peels and mix together.

      2
      Done
      7 min

      Prepare Fruits

      Put mixed dried fruit, juice and wine into a large pan, set over a medium heat for 5 minutes. Strain the mixed dried fruit from the liquid.

      3
      Done
      3 min

      Mix Fruits with Flour

      Stir the mixed fruit with the eggs, sugar, vanilla sugar. Add flour and mix it again.

      4
      Done
      25 min

      Bake cake

      Heat oven up to 375ºF (190ºC) fan-forced. Bake the cake for 20-25 minutes. Remove the cake from the oven and leave it to cool completely in the tin.

      5
      Done
      5 min

      Prepare cream

      Meanwhile, mix mascarpone cream with icing sugar and thickened cream. Whip the cream up with a mixer until you see dense cream. Then add lemon juice.

      6
      Done
      1 hour

      Cool the cake & decorate

      When the cake is completely cooled, decorate it with creamy topping and sprinkle with stars and silver cachous.

      7
      Done

      Enjoy

      Your Christmas Fruit Cake is ready. Bon appétit!

      Helena

      Helena

      Recipe creator and contributing writer to food-related publications.

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