Christmas nut cake

Christmas nut cake

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2hr10min


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About this recipe: If you are a fan of nuts, you'll love this rich, nutty cake.

Richard Reisner

Ingredients
Serves: 24 

  • 675g (1 1/2 lb) blanched whole almonds
  • 450g (1 lb) Brazil nuts
  • 225g (8 oz) walnut halves
  • 225g (8 oz) pecan halves
  • 675g (1 1/2 lb) pitted dates
  • 300g (11 oz) glace cherries
  • 125g (4 1/4 oz) plain flour
  • 200g (7 oz) caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 dessertspoon vanilla extract

Method
Prep:10min  ›  Cook:2hr  ›  Ready in:2hr10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 140 C / Gas mark 1. Line two 23x12cm (9x5 in) loaf tins with baking parchment and lightly grease.
  2. Combine the almonds, Brazil nuts, walnuts, pecans, dates and cherries; mix well.
  3. Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Combine with nut mixture and mix well.
  4. Beat eggs and vanilla, add to nut and flour mixture and mix well.
  5. Press into prepared loaf tins and bake for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Set aside for 5 minutes and remove from tins. Completely cool on wire rack.

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Reviews (4)

ArthurBannister
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it looks a good recipe but worried about the quantities of nuts to flour and the lack of fat. - 20 Dec 2012

followyourbliss
0

Mix doesn't rise at all. Spoilt my Christmas... thanks! - 24 Dec 2011

SHARONANDMISSY
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Just what I was looking for! I intend to give as gifts this coming Christmas. - 21 Jul 2008

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