Monday, 31 August 2009

Canadian Ring Cake

This is a really great Christmas Cake and because it looks so good to the eye it is really good to give as a present as well as having one on your own Christmas table.

200gm dates
200gm glace cherries
100gm apricots
100gm glace ginger
100gm glace pineapple
125gm Brazil nuts
125gm Pecan nuts

Cake ingredients

2 tbsp melted butter
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp honey
1 egg
splash brandy
1/2 cup self raising flour

2 tbsp honey extra
Splash brandy extra

  • Preheat oven to 150 degrees celcius
  • Mix all the fruits and nuts together
  • Mix all the cake ingredients together
  • Add 3/4 of the fruit and nut mixture to the cake mixture
  • Press into a greased ring tin, flatten it into the tin until there are no gaps.
  • Decorate the top with the remaining fruit and nuts
  • Cook for 1 hour
  • Drizzle with the extra 2 tbsp honey and a further dash of brandy while hot.

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