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Christmas Cake

By The Coconut Collaborative

Average rating: 5.0 • Rated by 1 user

Servings: 8

Total time: 2 h 15 min

Preparation time: 15 min

Cooking time: 2 h

Cooking methods: Baking , Cooking

Difficulty: Beginner

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Ingredients

Christmas Pudding

Dried Mixed Fruit • 3 cups
Brandy or Orange Juice • 1/3 cups
Vegan Butter • 100 g
Brown Sugar • 1/3 cups
Molasses • 1 tbsp
1 Zest of Orange
Gluten-Free Flour • 1.5 cups
Ground Almonds • 1 cup
Baking Powder • 2 tsp
Cinnamon • 2 tsp
Mixed Spice • 2 tsp
Ginger • 1 tsp
Salt • 1/4 tsp
2 Flax Eggs (2tbsp of Ground Flaxseeds mixed with 5tbsp of Water)
Vegan M*lk • 1/2 cups
Vanilla Essence • 1 tsp

Coconut Almond Topping

1 The Coconut Collab Greek Style 350g Yog
Icing Sugar • 1 tbsp
Almond Essance • 1 tsp

Steps

Directions

1

1. Prepare the Coconut Almond topping first by whisking together all ingredients then store in the fridge until ready to serve. Then line a 20cm cake tin with baking paper and preheat the oven to 160 degrees.

2

2. Combine mixed fruit, brandy, vegan butter, brown sugar, molasses and orange zest in a medium saucepan and heat over a low to medium temperature for 15 minutes and until the butter has melted and fruit has softened.

3

3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, ground almonds, baking powder, spices and salt to remove any lumps. Then add the dried fruit mixture along with the flax egg, milk and vanilla and mix until well combined.

4

4. Tip the mixture into the cake tip and evenly spread with a spatula. Place in the oven to bake for 2 hours or until a skewer comes out clean.

5

5. Allow the cake to completely cool before topping with the earlier prepare coconut topping.

Cuisine: British Categories: Cakes , Christmas

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