Oct 292014
 

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Gluten Free Christmas Cake
Recipe type: Season Cake
Cuisine: Gluten Free
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Ingredients
  • 125g Butter
  • 125g Sof Brown Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 2 tbsp Brandy
  • 1 LemonRind & Juice
  • 150g Gluten Free Plain Flour
  • 400g Mixed Dried Fruit
  • 100g Glace Cherries
  • 10g Mixed Peel
  • 100g Almonds
  • 3 tbsps Apricot jam
  • 200g Marzipan
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 400g Icing Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vegetable Oil
  • I Ribbon
Instructions
  1. Cream together butter & Brown sugar until light &fluffy.
  2. Beat in eggs, mixed spice, brandy, lemon rinds & juice.
  3. Mix in flour.
  4. Stir in mixed dried fruits, glace cherries, mixed peel & almonds.
  5. Push the mixture into deep greasproof lined 20 cm/8" cake tin.
  6. Bake in pre-heated oven for 120/135 mins.
  7. Allow to cool in tin for 12 hours.
  8. To make the topping, warm the apricot jam & spread over cold cake.
  9. Roll out the marzipan & lift onto the cake.
  10. Press the marzipan around the cake & trim off any excess.
  11. In a bowl beat the egg white until stiff.
  12. Beat in the oil & icing sugar a little at a time.
  13. Spread the icing over the cake.
  14. Decorate with a ribbon.

 

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