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Reduced Fat Rich Christmas Cake

Something special to enjoy this festive season!

10 servings

Medium 40 Minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients

For the recipe Reduced Fat Rich Christmas Cake

For the Cake:

300 g Dates (10 oz) chopped
200 ml Orange Juice Unsweetened (7 fl.oz)
3 ml Dr. Oetker Madagascan Vanilla Extract (2-3 drops)
3 ml Dr. Oetker Moroccan Almond Extract (2-3 drops)
Large Eggs x 3
30 g Treacle (2 tbsp)
225 g Wholewheat Plain Flour (8 oz)
1 Dr. Oetker Baking Powder Sachet (1 tsp)
30 g Mixed Spice (1 tbsp)
450 g Mixed Dried Fruit (1 lb)
30 g Apricot Jam or Honey (1 tbsp)
175 g Dr. Oetker Ready Rolled Regal-Ice White Icing (6 oz)
0,10 g Sprinkles Sprinkles of your choice to decorate

Preparation

Preparation

1

Reduced Fat Rich Fruit Cake

Pre-heat oven to 170ºC/325ºF/Gas Mark 3 or 150ºC for a fan assisted oven. Grease and line a 20cm (8inch) round, deep cake tin with baking parchment.

2

Put the dates in a saucepan with the orange juice. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 10 mins, stiring occasionally, until softened. Leave to cool, then blend in a food processor until smooth.

3

Beat in a few drops of Vanilla and Almond Extract, the eggs and treacle. Mix the flour, baking powder, spice and dried fruit together in a bowl. Gradually work the date mixture into the dry ingredients and transfer to the prepared tin.

4

Smooth the top and bake for 1 hour until firm to the touch and a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Cool in the tin.

5

Wrap in foil and store for 24 hours before serving.

6

If decorating, brush with apricot glaze. Place the Ready Rolled Icing over the cake and gently trim the edge. Decorate with sprinkles of your choice.

1 serving = 161g

Nutritional Information For the recipe Reduced Fat Rich Christmas Cake

Per serving Per 100g/ ml
Energy 1644kJ
389kcal
1020kJ
242kcal
Fat 4.1g 2.5g
Carbohydrate 77g 48g
Protein 7g 4.3g