VIDEORECIPE How to make a mini Christmas fruit cake?
This easy recipe teaches how to make the best homemade mini Christmas fruit cake. Don't miss it!
- 450 g mixed dried fruit
- 50 g glace cherries
- 50 g almond
- 175 g plain flour
- 3 tsp cinnamon
- 2 tsp ground mixed spice
- 1⁄2 tsp ground ginger
- 1⁄2 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1⁄2 tsp ground cloves
- 150 g butter
- 150 g light brown sugar
- 2 egg
- 5 g black treacle
- Marzipan and sugar paste to decorate
In a mixing bowl place in the butter, black treacle and sugar. Beat together until combined.
Add in the eggs, one at a time, beating well in between each addition.
Add in the plain flour, ground spices, almonds, dried fruit and glace cherries. Fold everything together until the mixture is clear.
Place the mixture in the cupcake cases and fill them almost up to the top. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes in a preheated oven at 150°C. Then, allow it to cool down fully.
Roll out some marzipan and sugar paste to the same thickness and join them together with a little apricot glaze.
Brush the top of the cakes over with the apricot glaze and top with the marzipan and sugar paste. Enjoy!