Dundee Cake Recipe
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Dundee cake recipe. What i can guarantee is that this is a beautiful cake. Beat the butter and soft light brown sugar in a food processor. Its not rich and moist like a christmas cake but lighter and. When its done it should have just a few crumbs attached.
Method preheat the oven to 150c140c fangas 2. The cake is infused with an elegantly harmonic and well balanced combination of fruity aromas and flavours. This dundee cake recipe uses candied fruit peel and candied cherries to make a delicious version of a scottish christmas favorite. Every slice of this dundee cake is a riot of colour.
The cake is distinctive alongside other rich fruit cakes by circles of blanched almonds on the surface of the cake. Its a less rich crumblier alternative to the hefty traditional christmas cake. Add the eggs one at a time along with a teaspoon or so of the flour to prevent curdling. Grease and line a 8x3 inch round cake pan alternatively a 9 inch round cake pan.
Grease a deep 8 inch round cake tine line base and sides with greaseproof paper and then grease the paper. Delias traditional dundee cake recipe. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. They may not have realised what they were looking at but we think they have definitely seen an image of this iconic cake.
2 hrs 45 mins. Youll need to. Grease and double line a 20cm8in loose based deep cake tin with greaseproof paper. Cream the sugar and butter until pale and fluffy.
Check the cake after 50 minutes by inserting a wooden or metal skewer into the cake. There are a million and one versions of dundee cake so please dont write to me and say this isnt the real one. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees f 275 f if using convection. To make it more indulgent it is christmas after all debbie major has added glace cherries too.
A traditional dundee cake comes from dundee scotland. 2 hrs 30 mins. 6 to 8 servings. A dundee cake makes a lighter take on the traditional christmas cake.
Add the eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.