Christmas Fruit Cake without alcohol | Kerala Plum Cake recipe
March 18, 2019
Christmas Fruit Cake without alcohol | Kerala Plum Cake recipe with step by step pictures and instructions. Learn how to make Christmas fruit cake using eggs. Traditional Christmas fruit cakes are prepared by soaking dry fruits in Rum/Wine for long time. I used orange juice as alternative. You can also use grape juice, apple juice etc. I have been browsing through lot of recipes for fruit cake. I tried eggless wheat Christmas fruit cake first and it came out so good. So I wanted to try with eggs. I browsed many recipes and finally adapted the recipe from here.
I made this for Christmas party in my daughter school and everyone liked it. Cake came out so soft and spongy. Choice of mixed fruit and nuts is your choice. I have given some examples of fruits and nuts you can use in notes. Quantity of dried fruits and nuts is also your choice. Nuts make it more rich and delicious. Caramel gives nice flavor and color to the cake.
Do try and let me know your feedback. You can also try the below recipes
You can also use figs, apricots, dates, plums, tutti fruti, cherries
You can use nuts like cashews, badam, pista, hazelnuts, walnuts. I used little nuts to garnish on the top
You can use nutmeg, dry ginger and clove powder also. You can prepare the spice powder by roasting them and grinding to powder.
Original recipe called for using more dried fruits and nuts. I used 2 1/2 cups only for this recipe which I felt itself is more. You can reduce the quantity of dried fruits and nuts if you are not big fan of dried fruits like me.
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