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Dundee Cake Recipe

They may not have realised what they were looking at but we think they have definitely seen an image of this iconic cake.

Dundee cake recipe. Youll need to. 2 hrs 30 mins. Check every 10 minutes its important not to overcook this cake so the centre will be a little soft. Grease and double line a 20cm8in loose based deep cake tin with greaseproof paper.

This dundee cake is a delicious blend of pungent ginger sweet strawberries winey currants tart kiwi bright orange. When its done it should have just a few crumbs attached. Method preheat the oven to 150c140c fangas 2. Its a less rich crumblier alternative to the hefty traditional christmas cake.

Add the eggs one at a time along with a teaspoon or so of the flour to prevent curdling. A dundee cake makes a lighter take on the traditional christmas cake. Cream the sugar and butter until pale and fluffy. The cake is distinctive alongside other rich fruit cakes by circles of blanched almonds on the surface of the cake.

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. 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. This dundee cake recipe uses candied fruit peel and candied cherries to make a delicious version of a scottish christmas favorite. The cake is infused with an elegantly harmonic and well balanced combination of fruity aromas and flavours.

Grease a deep 8 inch round cake tine line base and sides with greaseproof paper and then grease the paper. Grease and line a 8x3 inch round cake pan alternatively a 9 inch round cake pan. There are a million and one versions of dundee cake so please dont write to me and say this isnt the real one. A traditional dundee cake comes from dundee scotland.

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees f 275 f if using convection. Check the cake after 50 minutes by inserting a wooden or metal skewer into the cake. 6 to 8 servings. Every slice of this dundee cake is a riot of colour.

2 hrs 45 mins. Delias traditional dundee cake recipe. Add the eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. To make it more indulgent it is christmas after all debbie major has added glace cherries too.

What i can guarantee is that this is a beautiful cake.