Fruit Cake From Christmas

Learn how to prepare this delicious fruit cake, typical of Christmas. In addition to the dried fruit and crystallized, predominate the spices – nutmeg and cinnamon – which, associated with intense taste and texture of caramel, make this cake in a little temptation.

The recipe should be prepared with 1 month in advance, guarding the cake in a can until the day of Christmas. On the 25th of December, open the can, unwrap the cake and serve… a simple way to give more flavor to your Christmas!

Ingredients:

½ cups of Caramel (burnt sugar)
1 Cup of minced candied fruit
1 Cup of chopped nuts
1 Cup of seedless raisins
1 Cup of sultanas
1 Cup of butter
1 Spoon of cinnamon
1 pinch of nutmeg
2 Cups of sugar
2 Cups of flour (self-rising)
4 eggs

Manufacture:

Beat together very well the butter with the sugar, then adding the eggs, the caramel and the flour.
Season with spices and, finally, the fruit, previously sprinkled with flour.
Using a loaf pan grease with butter and flour.
Baking in oven 350F, about 1 hour.
Check the cooking, remove from oven and remove from pan.
After cold, wrap in wax paper and on a napkin.
Save the cake in a can till Christmas.

Origin:
http://www.docesregionais.com/bolo-de-frutas-do-natal/

Maria Lawton

http://azoreangreenbean.com

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