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Dundee Cake Recipe

Grease and line a 8x3 inch round cake pan alternatively a 9 inch round cake pan.

Dundee cake recipe. When its done it should have just a few crumbs attached. Its a less rich crumblier alternative to the hefty traditional christmas cake. Check the cake after 50 minutes by inserting a wooden or metal skewer into the cake. Grease a deep 8 inch round cake tine line base and sides with greaseproof paper and then grease the paper.

The cake is infused with an elegantly harmonic and well balanced combination of fruity aromas and flavours. Youll need to. What i can guarantee is that this is a beautiful cake. This dundee cake is a delicious blend of pungent ginger sweet strawberries winey currants tart kiwi bright orange.

2 hrs 45 mins. There are a million and one versions of dundee cake so please dont write to me and say this isnt the real one. Add the eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees f 275 f if using convection.

Method preheat the oven to 150c140c fangas 2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. We think that nearly everyone has seen a picture of a dundee cake even if theyve never looked at a dundee cake recipe before. To make it more indulgent it is christmas after all debbie major has added glace cherries too.

4 your health this link opens in a new tab all people quilt this link opens in a new tab better homes gardens this link opens in a new tab. The cake is distinctive alongside other rich fruit cakes by circles of blanched almonds on the surface of the cake. Every slice of this dundee cake is a riot of colour. They may not have realised what they were looking at but we think they have definitely seen an image of this iconic cake.

Check every 10 minutes its important not to overcook this cake so the centre will be a little soft. 6 to 8 servings. This dundee cake recipe uses candied fruit peel and candied cherries to make a delicious version of a scottish christmas favorite. 2 hrs 30 mins.

Cream the sugar and butter until pale and fluffy. Delias traditional dundee cake recipe. Beat the butter and soft light brown sugar in a food processor. A traditional dundee cake comes from dundee scotland.

Grease and double line a 20cm8in loose based deep cake tin with greaseproof paper.