Gluten-Free Christmas Cake Recipe

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Gluten-Free Christmas Cake
How to make Gluten-Free Christmas Cake
  • Chef: Gopal Jha
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Gluten-Free Christmas Cake Recipe: Soak in the festivities of Christmas with these absolutely delicious, gluten free cake. Packed with the goodness of dry fruits mixed with orange-lemon zest, apple and jaggery syrup, this Christmas cake is just too delectable to resist!

Ingredients of Gluten-Free Christmas Cake

  • 300 gms Christmas dry fruits (pre-soaked)
  • 1/2 orange zest
  • 1/2 lemon zest
  • 200 ml jaggery syrup
  • 150 almond flour
  • 100 apple, grated
  • 175 butter (softened)
  • 4 medium eggs

How to Make Gluten-Free Christmas Cake

  • 1.Preheat the oven to 140 degrees.
  • 2.Put the remaining ingredients except the almond flour in a large bowl.
  • 3.Beat with a hand-held electric mixer until well combined. Fold the almond flour well.
  • 4.Grease a deep 23 cm round tin or 20 cm square cake tin with butter, line with a double layer of baking paper and grease the paper. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin.
  • 5.Level the top and cover with a disc of baking paper.
  • 6.Bake for about 2 hours until firm to the touch and a skewer pushed into the middle comes out clean. Leave the cake to cool in the tin.
  • 7.When the cake has cooled, remove the baking paper disc; pierce the top in several places with a skewer, then pour over a little brandy. Remove the cake from the tin but keep it in the baking paper.
  • 8.Wrap with more baking paper, then wrap with foil. Then store in a cool place to mature.
  • 9.Decorate the cake with glacé fruit, marzipan or ready-to-use icing.
Key Ingredients: Christmas dry fruits (pre-soaked), orange zest, lemon zest, jaggery syrup, almond flour, apple, butter (softened), eggs