How to make Christmas Plum Cake -

This classic plum cake makes Christmas festivities complete.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cashewnuts (काजू), Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम)

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

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Christmas Plum Cake

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British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 1-2days

Cook time : 4-5 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Christmas Plum Cake Recipe

  • Cashewnuts chopped ¼ cup

  • Almonds chopped ¼ cup

  • Raisins ¼ cup

  • candied peel ¼ cup

  • Rum 2 cups

  • Refined flour (maida) 225 grams

  • Baking powder 8 grams

  • Butter 250 grams

  • brown sugar/jaggery 250 grams

  • Eggs 5

  • Vanilla essence a few drops

  • Milk 50 millilitres


Step 1

Preheat the oven at 200˚C.

Step 2

Soak the cashew nuts, almonds, raisins and candied peel in rum and let it stand for 48 hours.

Step 3

Break eggs in a bowl and beat along with vanilla essence with an electric beater till ribbon consistency.

Step 4

Cream together the butter and brown sugar in a large bowl, till fluffy.

Step 5

Add beaten eggs and sieve together refined flour and baking powder into it. Add soaked dry fruits and alcohol and mix well by cut and fold method. Add milk and mix.

Step 6

Pour the mixture into a silicon mould and keep in the preheated oven. Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.

Step 7

Demould and cut into pieces. Serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.