Plum Cake/Fruit Cake
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Plum Cake/Fruit Cake

Plum cakes are also known as Fruit cake or Christmas cake. The traditional plum cake has alcohol content in it. I have modified the traditional cake recipe into an easy and non-alcohol cake recipe. The cake tasted exactly or more tastier than the traditional one.

Nimmy Raghu

Ingredients

8-serving
  1. 1 1/2 Cups Maida All purpose flour /
  2. 3/4 Cup Sugar
  3. 7 - 8 Teaspoons Caramel syrup
  4. 1 Cup Dry Fruits (chopped)
  5. 1 Cup Dry Nuts (chopped)
  6. 3 Eggs
  7. 8 Teaspoons Unsalted Butter
  8. 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  9. 1/4 Teaspoon Baking soda
  10. 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon powder
  11. 1 Teaspoon Vanilla essence
  12. 1/2 Cup Orange juice

Method

50 mins
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    Soak dry fruits and nuts in the orange juice for approximately half an hour. Sieve maida, baking powder, baking soda into a big bowl. Keep this aside.

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    Take butter and sugar in a bowl and beat it well using an electric beater. Beat well till sugar is completely dissolved and the mixture is light and fluffy.

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    Now add eggs and beat well. Add cinnamon powder, vanilla essence and caramel syrup. Beat well. Pre heat the oven - convection mode - 190 degree Celsius.

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    Add the soaked dry fruits and nuts. Mix well using a wooden spoon. Pour this mixture into the maida mix. Mix well so that everything is combined properly.

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    Pour the cake mix into a greased baking tray lined with butter paper. Put this in the oven for 35 to 45 minutes.

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    Check in between using a tooth pick whether the cake is cooked or not. Once done, take off from heat and give it a standing time of 5 minutes.

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    Transfer it on a wire rack and let it cool before serving. Decorate it with dusting some powdered sugar on top.

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    To make Caramel Syrup: Heat 1/4 cup sugar and 3 tbsp water in a pan till it turns golden colour. Take off from heat and add 3 - 4 tbsp warm water. Mix well. Caramel syrup is ready.

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