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Dundee Cake Recipe

Delias traditional dundee cake recipe.

Dundee cake recipe. Grease a deep 8 inch round cake tine line base and sides with greaseproof paper and then grease the paper. Method preheat the oven to 150c140c fangas 2. Every slice of this dundee cake is a riot of colour. Cream the sugar and butter until pale and fluffy.

A traditional dundee cake comes from dundee scotland. 6 to 8 servings. Youll need to. 2 hrs 30 mins.

This dundee cake is a delicious blend of pungent ginger sweet strawberries winey currants tart kiwi bright orange. Grease and double line a 20cm8in loose based deep cake tin with greaseproof paper. 2 hrs 45 mins. What i can guarantee is that this is a beautiful cake.

When its done it should have just a few crumbs attached. 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 infused with an elegantly harmonic and well balanced combination of fruity aromas and flavours. Grease and line a 8x3 inch round cake pan alternatively a 9 inch round cake pan.

Beat the butter and soft light brown sugar in a food processor. To make it more indulgent it is christmas after all debbie major has added glace cherries too. A dundee cake makes a lighter take on the traditional christmas cake. The cake is distinctive alongside other rich fruit cakes by circles of blanched almonds on the surface of the cake.

There are a million and one versions of dundee cake so please dont write to me and say this isnt the real one. This dundee cake recipe uses candied fruit peel and candied cherries to make a delicious version of a scottish christmas favorite. Its not rich and moist like a christmas cake but lighter and. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Its a less rich crumblier alternative to the hefty traditional christmas cake. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees f 275 f if using convection. We think that nearly everyone has seen a picture of a dundee cake even if theyve never looked at a dundee cake recipe before. Add the eggs one at a time along with a teaspoon or so of the flour to prevent curdling.

Check every 10 minutes its important not to overcook this cake so the centre will be a little soft.