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Dundee Cake Recipe

6 to 8 servings.

Dundee cake recipe. A dundee cake makes a lighter take on the traditional christmas cake. Delias traditional dundee cake recipe. Check every 10 minutes its important not to overcook this cake so the centre will be a little soft. Check the cake after 50 minutes by inserting a wooden or metal skewer into the cake.

Its not rich and moist like a christmas cake but lighter and. Method preheat the oven to 150c140c fangas 2. Youll need to. Grease a deep 8 inch round cake tine line base and sides with greaseproof paper and then grease the paper.

A traditional dundee cake comes from dundee scotland. Add the eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. 2 hrs 30 mins. What i can guarantee is that this is a beautiful cake.

Its a less rich crumblier alternative to the hefty traditional christmas cake. The cake is infused with an elegantly harmonic and well balanced combination of fruity aromas and flavours. This dundee cake is a delicious blend of pungent ginger sweet strawberries winey currants tart kiwi bright orange. 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.

2 hrs 45 mins. They may not have realised what they were looking at but we think they have definitely seen an image of this iconic cake. We think that nearly everyone has seen a picture of a dundee cake even if theyve never looked at a dundee cake recipe before. When its done it should have just a few crumbs attached.

The cake is distinctive alongside other rich fruit cakes by circles of blanched almonds on the surface of the cake. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. 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.

Every slice of this dundee cake is a riot of colour. Grease and line a 8x3 inch round cake pan alternatively a 9 inch round cake pan. There are a million and one versions of dundee cake so please dont write to me and say this isnt the real one. Cream the sugar and butter until pale and fluffy.

Beat the butter and soft light brown sugar in a food processor.