Quick Christmas Cake - Mich Turner Recipe

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Moist and tasty, this gorgeous Christmas cake is tasty, simple to make and looks fantastic.

about 8 - 10 servings

Easy 40 Minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients

For the recipe  Quick Christmas Cake - Mich Turner Recipe

For the Cake:

240 g Dates stoned
50 g Sultanas
200 g Unsalted butter (cut into pieces)
300 g Light Muscovado Sugar
25 g Stem Ginger chopped
5 ml Dr. Oetker Sicilian Lemon Extract (1 tsp)
200 g Plain Flour
7.5 g Dr. Oetker Baking Powder (1 ½ tsp)
250 g Cooking Apples peeled, grated or chopped
5 ml Dr. Oetker Madagascan Vanilla Extract (1 tsp)
2 Medium Eggs

preparation

Preparation

Quick Christmas Cake - Mich Turner Recipe

Step 1: Preheat oven to 160C fan oven 140C. Grease a 6” round cake tin or 2lb loaf tin.

Step 2: Sieve the flour and Baking Powder together.

Step 3: Place the dates and sultanas in a bowl and cover with boiling water.

Step 4: Melt the butter and sugar together in a saucepan and allow to cool slightly.

Step 5: Beat the eggs, ginger, Lemon Extract and Vanilla Extract into the butter and sugar. Drain the dates and chop finely. Add to the saucepan and mix well.

Step 6: Stir in the apple and flour, then spoon into the tin and bake in the oven for about 1hr 15 mins until well risen. A skewer inserted should come out clean, with a few crumbs. Leave to cool in the tin.

Step 7: Dust the top with icing sugar to serve The cake lasts a week stored in an airtight container (delicious from the fridge) or for 1 month frozen – perfect for making in advance.

Nutritional Information for the recipe Quick Christmas Cake - Mich Turner Recipe

Per Serving Per 100 g / ml
Energy 2160 kJ
516 kcal
1394 kJ
333 kcal
Fat 20.66 g 13.33 g
Carbohydrate 76.12 g 49.11 g
Protein 12.93 g 8.34 g

preparation

Preparation

Quick Christmas Cake - Mich Turner Recipe

Step 1: Preheat oven to 160C fan oven 140C. Grease a 6” round cake tin or 2lb loaf tin.

Step 2: Sieve the flour and Baking Powder together.

Step 3: Place the dates and sultanas in a bowl and cover with boiling water.

Step 4: Melt the butter and sugar together in a saucepan and allow to cool slightly.

Step 5: Beat the eggs, ginger, Lemon Extract and Vanilla Extract into the butter and sugar. Drain the dates and chop finely. Add to the saucepan and mix well.

Step 6: Stir in the apple and flour, then spoon into the tin and bake in the oven for about 1hr 15 mins until well risen. A skewer inserted should come out clean, with a few crumbs. Leave to cool in the tin.

Step 7: Dust the top with icing sugar to serve The cake lasts a week stored in an airtight container (delicious from the fridge) or for 1 month frozen – perfect for making in advance.

Nutritional Information for the recipe Quick Christmas Cake - Mich Turner Recipe

Per Serving Per 100 g / ml
Energy 2160 kJ
516 kcal
1394 kJ
333 kcal
Fat 20.66 g 13.33 g
Carbohydrate 76.12 g 49.11 g
Protein 12.93 g 8.34 g
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