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TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS CAKE

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Cakes and Muffins - Fruit Cakes
Recipe No:  R202a
USING BAKELS EASY MAKE FRUIT CAKE MIX
Group  Ingredient KG
1 BAKELS EASY MAKE FRUIT CAKE MIX 4.000    36.8%
Water 2.650    24.4%
Eggs 0.225    2%
 
2 Sultanas 2.400    22.1%
Currants 1.600    14.7%

  Total Weight 10.875
Method:  1. Place Group 1 in machine bowl fitted with paddle.
2. Mix for 1 minute on slow speed.
3. Do not over mix.
4. Scrape down.
5. Mix on second speed for 3 minutes.
6. Do not over mix.
7. Scrape down.
8. Add Group 2 and blend in on slow speed for 1 minute.
9. Do not over mix.
10. Deposit into baking tin/tray, level off evenly.
11. Leave plain or top with Bakels Whole Glazed Red Cherries.
12. To finish decoration, use almonds or a combination of unsalted nuts.
13. Bake at 165C for approximately 70 minutes.
14. If baked in a deep sided baking tray, once cool cut into desired size.
15. Glaze using BAKELS APRICOT SUPERGLAZE.
Notes:  Bakels Whole Glazed Red or Green Cherries may be added to the above recipe also at a combined weight of 800g (2lb).
  This recipe is also excellent for Christmas Pudding production.
  Recipe percentages are on total batter / mix weight (100%)
  If desired, a part or all Currants can be replaced for Raisins
Yield:  One deep sided baking tray.