Absolutely! Bless your heart for replying so quickly. After all, fruit cake is one of the most ridiculed baked goods in existence! Thank you so much for the hard work on this recipe. No Churn Grape Nut Ice Cream. Posted: (3 days ago) DIRECTIONS. I guess you didn’t want to tell them about the marzipan and royal icing bit!!!! 10 Affordable Everyday Food Photography Backgrounds, http://www.framedrecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/DSC_7063_Cumin_Bread_4.jpg, http://dish.allrecipes.com/cake-pan-size-conversions/, 1 and 1/4 cups (200 grams) golden raisins, 2 cups (320 grams) mixed unsweetened dried fruit, chopped, 1 cup (160 grams) dried unsweetened black figs, chopped, 1 cup (160 grams) dried unsweetened tart cherries, chopped, 3/4 cup (120 grams) dried unsweetened prunes, chopped, 1 and 1/2 cups (180 grams) unbleached all-purpose flour, 1 stick (4 ounces; 113 grams) unsalted butter, softened, 3/4 cup (160 grams) packed light brown sugar, 1/2 cup (120 mL) freshly squeezed orange juice, 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, and coarsely grated, 3/4 cup (90 grams) slivered almonds (or chopped pecans or walnuts), 3 tablespoons (36 grams) finely diced crystallized ginger, optional add-in: 2/3 cup (100 grams) chopped bittersweet chocolate or dark chocolate chips, 2 large pieces of unbleached cheesecloth, for wrapping. I’m hoping for a dark Rich fruitcake loaded with fruit. With that said, this fruit cake is absolutely worth it! Or am I out of luck?Â. I want to make plenty for gift giving and there’s no room in the refrigerator. Secondly, I didn’t have a loaf pan, so I used a bundt cake pan, and it worked beautifully! I will let you know how it tastes in a week time. Thanks for the lovely write-up and beautiful photos of our fruitcake! It was first inspired my British grandmother’s recipe. So glad to hear I’m not alone in that. But you can absolutely substitute the golden raisins with currants if you prefer. I think it will be fairly obvious when you start baking!  If I had had THIS when I was a kid, life would have been VERY different. Ahh boy.. Just make sure you don’t have too much! Yes, the taste of sponge cake is truly a delight to the palette. The “batch” is the quantity of dried fruit listed at the top of the recipe! There’s even more versatility in the types of fish you can use. I bought everything and am ready for attack! At the beginning I was afraid of the result due to my limited cooking experience, but the result was amazing. For added flavor, we’ll also be adding orange and lemon zest, orange juice, fresh grated Granny Smith apple, slivered almonds, and diced crystallized ginger (one of my favorite additions!). Oh my gosh sorry. Guyana Black Cake Recipe - Food.com. After the cakes have cooled, we’ll wrap them tightly in cheesecloth soaked in medium sherry or triple sec. But give me a ton of dried fruit in a dessert and I’m happy! What do you think? shrug! Clean Eating Chocolate Recipes. Wonderfully tasty & easy to make!! Just made 4 loaves of this and it is fantastic so far. It is still moist and  rich. This recipe is started in October or November so as to let it mellow before the holidays. It’s hard to say without knowing more information, but aside from the dried fruit, the batter itself is not dark! I skipped the apple because they sell in a bag of 10 and my mum would complain if I leave the rest in the fridge since Granny Smith is not my fav. Thank you so much!!! My mom is ridiculous. Have you ever made a gluten free version or is that even possible? Hmmm…I’m not sure if I would soak it honestly if you aren’t going to use alcohol. I do not have cheesecloth. The problem, I am not used to alcoholic drinks, I asked for Triple Sec orange flavor and they gave me London XXX it is a Medium Sweeet wine. I wouldn’t personally recommend it, but if you like the taste of marsala (because that flavor will be quite notice since that’s what you’re using to soak the cake), feel free to try it! Retrouvez des centaines de recettes, sucrées et salées, testées et approuvées par notre Communauté. Gradually beat in eggs one at a time. I did find out that crate is a customizable private domain, which I assume is supposed to let you earn money off each sale. Seems like a lot. And one more thing  U said to take one batch of the soak dry fruits . Yes, I made this recipe. She said we’d have a “happy year” for every piece we ate 🙂 I guess after a while, I actually started liking it. Looks Delicious! It was a nice cake and tasted really good, my dog twinks even liked it; but it wasn’t what I wanted. O..M…G… I just took them out. I’ve made this recipe twice!! And I am preparing to make it for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Glad to know I wasn’t the only person who couldn’t make the twitter party–we’ll have to reschedule another time! A favourite in Trinidad and Guyana. If you’re using the loaf pan I’m using from All-Clad, no need to grease the pan or add any parchment paper! Special Diet. has anyone successfully mailed these fruit cakes across the country? You’re not imagining thing. 11 ingredients. I’m so excited to make this. Happy to hear that! After 3 days and 1 day of application, I decided to remove the cheesecloth and open it all up. If you’re worried, you could always skip the second soak! If so HOW do you put it in the pan? I made 1 big loaf in my silicone mold, 10 in the 1 pound foil tray, 10 in the smaller foil tray and 1 half pound in my other silicone mold. this will be the first year i use dried fruit instead of candied and your recipe looks the most promising! Don’t see why that would be a problem at all 😉 Enjoy! And We love it!  The holidays are not the same without it! and I will buy the proper sherry or liquor to apply and age all of them Please advise. They even couldn’t believe that i made it by myself. 2 People talking Join In Now Join the conversation! Thank you!! Sep 25, 2020 - Explore Tiffany Bunbury's board "Guyanese Food" on Pinterest.   I am VERY pleased with this risky little adventure. That will definitely work. Do you have any suggestions on alternatives for what we can soak the dried fruit in and if we should wrap a cheese cloth with another liquid?Â. SERVES: 2. I found the rum was a little strong and also didn’t add much fragrance to it… I think the anise or heathered honey flavors of Drambuie or even a hazelnut Frangelico might be a nice addition to it! The result: The loaves are very humid, the dough feels as it was raw, even though they were in the oven for more than ninety minutes.Please, do you have any suggestions of how to solve the crumbling problem.Thanks for your answer.Regards,Mr. This is the best fruit cake in the world – and the only fruit cake that I’ve ever loved and enjoyed. I think pineapple sounds great, but I would personally steer away from dates in this recipe (unless used in a very very small quantity). Be sure to use unsweetened dried fruit for best results. love your recipe! I called mom, and said, “I’m in heaven.” And i just kept tasting it and moaning “oh my god”. I read that early this morning and I’m not sure why my brain read “paper towels” and not kitchen towels (as you said!). Soaking tonight, baking tomorrow! I would try to find something on the drier side personally (like an Amontillado), but it will work. Has anyone tried for just a couple of weeks? Hope this clarifies thing and apologize for any confusion. The fruit should almost entirely soak up the rum, so no need to drain the fruit at all. The sponge cake is a foam cake while the pound cake is a butter cake,” according to journalist Cynthia Nelson. Yay! In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream the softened butter and light brown sugar together over medium-high speed for 3 minutes, or until light and fluffy. Would you say that one batch of yours which is for 2 loaf pans can make 5 mini loaves? I’ve never tried this and am a bit hesitant to advise it (especially since it’s not a cheap recipe to make and I don’t want you to get bad results), because it is VERY fruit filled and I’m worried there wouldn’t be much structure left if you used a non-gluten nut flour. 1. wash and prepare all ingredients, cut plantain in round slices 2. grate coconut and prepare the milk 3. season chicken foot with some all purpose seasoning, garlic and black pepper and half fry. Great to see Americans seeing the delights of a good fruit cake. At least, that’s what’s in the King James. Enjoy and Merry Christmas! If you make this cake again in the future and have a location near you, the best place that I can find dried unsweetened fruit is Trader Joe’s. I really don’t have much options for the alcohol to be used in soaking the cake. The soaked dried fruit is folded into the fruit cake batter the following day. I’m going to ask my mom (pro about the fruit cakes) and get back to you, as it has been a while since I made this. This rich moist cake is served at weddings and at Christmas. Or using a substitute of some sort? Thanks in advance for the tips! Hi Laura! I promise it works! Honestly, my mom is the expert at fruit cake (not me, ha! My mom prefers sherry and has always used that, but I think its totally up to your own preference. Delicious, but I want to let it set a few weeks. Sponge Cakes typically have more eggs than flour. I hope this helps! I baked these for the whole night. I haven’t given this recipe of your’s a shot yet, but from the looks of it, I think I’ll be making it and finishing it as soon as it is out of my oven. I hope it wasn’t too detrimental that I added towards the end, before the fruit, because I realized I hadn’t added them yet and couldn’t find mention of them in the steps! As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. Is there a reason you recommend less baking soda and more salt. Could you try a gluten free 1:1 blend? Christmas fruit cakes are a big deal here, and my mom absolutely loves them. Also used dried plums. https://www.thespruceeats.com/traditional-british-rich-fruit-cake-recipe-435791 I’m going to ask my mom to see if she can help with your question, but unfortunately I’m traveling at the moment so it could be a few days! I think. I’ll let you know the results after the holidays. I’d like to make for my dad but I’m not on the ball and it’s super close to Christmas lol. Hi, any chance to get cup measurement to kilograms pleaseÂ, Hi Mimi!  Thank you so much! 😉 If you’re in any doubt, just check out the 400+ positive reviews. I will be trying this recipe for the first time. I use Diamond Crystal kosher salt (much less dense, so please note this if you are using something like table salt which would need to be reduced) and this recipe yields 2 loaves, so it is 1/2 teaspoon each. Left a comment last year while the cakes were baking, now I’m back again to say they came out perfect and I’m making them again for the second year in a row!! Your cake looks and sounds wonderful. ), the second loaf will go to a family friend in another state. thanks a lot for your advice! Looks so delicious, can’t wait to try this. Same taste, just easier to make and follow! I plan on making them this weekend to give it time to soak over the next 3 weeks until Christmas. It is INCREDIBLY moist, especially once it has been wrapped in cheesecloth for a week. Hope you have a chance to make it.Â. I made this fruitcake for my friends , Everyone of them have liked it. If the dried fruit was chopped in the way the recipe states and the amounts/ingredients were measured properly, I can assure you that this cake is anything but dry. Was committed to the process and time this requires. Several readers have had success substituting different varieties of dried fruit in this recipe; if doing this, please keep in mind the tartness and sweetness of various fruits for good balance. It tastes fantastic on its own or with a smear of salted butter! My mom actually made a batch this year and sent me (and my sisters) some! This recipe makes TWO standard loaf cakes – since I don’t know the depth of your cake tin (is it deep, is it shallow? Thank you so much!! Also why isn’t the rum used to wrap it. For now they all sit in a bag in my fridge. She said, “sounds like heaven, the way you keep calling out for god ! A normal loaf pan will usually make about 3 mini loaves – but it might vary recipe to recipe. for someone who cant bake, these turned out sooooo goood. Traditionally made months in advance of a celebration, like Christmas or a wedding, cakes with fruit soaked in alcohol, are festive and rustic. Hi, this is my first time trying to bake a fruit cake. Thank you very much. Baking & Spices. Sorry for the delay. I made this for my father-in-law, and he agrees, it is the BEST he has ever had! My only ammendments were white sugar instead of brown so I have a blonde version and I added dried pineapple. One loaf was consumed rather quickly and was delicious. Slightly biased, but hope you agree! Good afternoon, can I use kitchen towels Instead of cheesecloth for wrapping? Tip: Check to see if the cake is done by using a toothpick and sticking it into the middle of the cake. I’m waiting to see my girlfriend comment tomorrow.Â. As for the booze for soaking, rum is perfect for tropical! also, i can’t really taste the difference between the dried cherries and the raisins– but i think it is probably because i used brandy, a grape product, instead of rum. I prefer the flavor and taste of the sherry and triple sec, but you could absolutely use rum if that’s you preference! This is definitely the best fruit cake that I’ve had and I hope you love it too. This is on my next one to try. I have always been a fan of fruitcake, and this recipe looks excellent! See more ideas about guyanese recipes, recipes, caribbean recipes. Hi Josh! I’ll ask my mom about the marzipan – we don’t really do that with these fruitcakes, but I’m sure its more than possible. Or something with less alcohol content? Yes! Also added metric weights. Fruitcake Ring in a Collectible Decorative Holiday Tin 4.7 out of 5 stars 38 #48. I wouldn’t add any more dried fruit (than the recipe calls for, unless you’re substituting one for another) – because it is already very fruit heavy and the ratio will be thrown off. I’d love if you could take the time to come back and leave a review/comment. Nuts & Seeds. The mixture would need to be doubled for this size.? By Roxanne J.R. Pangiallo laziale (Italian Christmas Cakes) Pangiallo laziale are traditional Italian Christmas cakes from Rome made with dried fruits, mixed nuts, olive oil, white wine, and flour. It sure did with me for 59 years. What substitute do you suggest for soaking the cheesecloth in if you don’t want to use alcoholÂ. I’m going to start telling myself that…that will make me feel much better about consuming the entire loaf. So glad you liked it and love your small changes – always hope people make recipes their own! Hope this helps! Hi! Sad thing for me living in this hot Asian country with weak currency so nuts and fruits are imported and quite expensive compare to the living cost, excepted for the aloe vera which is local product.) Thank you All-Clad for sponsoring this post! Will try your recipe as posted, except will be adding pineapple instead of peaches. 1 cup should be fine. Also, I see most recipes with only one egg per 1/2cup of flour. Thanks Laura! I removed the paper towels, which wasn’t too difficult. Fruit Cake ( Fast, Last Minute ) Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp. I would appreciate any guidance. One other question, do I butter the parchment paper before putting  the batter in it?Â. We’ve been making this fruitcake for years, so I’m very confident in the recipe – but it does get prepared way in advance, so I think people forget to come back and tell me the final outcome! I made this last year and fell in love with it. Gives it a nice crunchy texture.As soon as the cake cooled down, I took a slice, with a pretty blunt knife, I couldn’t wait to taste it and it was sooo good. Your Mom’s fruitcake recipe sounds wonderful. If you’re looking for durable and high-quality bakeware for yourself (or to gift to others! Hope this helps and I replied soon enough!! Hi Sunny! OMG this is sooo beautiful! I wouldn’t recommend the soaking step if you are serving it to sober people (personally, doesn’t seem like a good idea! Hope this helps and please let me know if you like the cake once you make it. See more ideas about guyanese sponge cake recipe, sponge cake recipes, recipes. To remedy, can I put them back in the oven for 5 mins. I’ve never actually had fruitcake. Hope you like it :’). Plus melasses and rum or Cream Grace Hello Margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Here’s a visual: http://www.framedrecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/DSC_7063_Cumin_Bread_4.jpg, Thank you Laura! I used 1 cup AP flour, and 1/2 cup wholemeal flour, as I like the nutty flavor it brings. All of the All-Clad Pro-Release bakeware pieces feature oversized, easy-to-grab handles, and a nonstick (PFOA-free) finish that releases baked goods effortlessly. Hi, I’m Laura! But a nut substitution would definitely work either way. (Btw, I’m American, but moved to the UK earlier this year–still getting used to everything British!) Hi Leah! This cake is soaked in rum weekly and will keep for … It is a TON of fruit, but you also end up soaking the baked fruitcake afterwards in booze, so in that sense it gains more moisture. This borders on FLUFFY. if you’re planning on soaking the cake with sherry. I just fixed this. Hello Courtney, Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Woh! Enjoy the rest of the fruit cake! and i’ve bookmarked this page so hopefully you will hear from me christmas-time on the results! This is definitely American large eggs, not European large. And secondly, what chopped quantities of each of those fruits should I use to get that balanced tart/sweet ratio? Thank youÂ. Saved from realniceguyana.com. If it comes out clean, your cake is done! I made this fruitcake exactly as recipe showed. March 2020. Thanks, Laura! Nice but light mix of fruits. Yes!! 1.  Have you tried it with brandy? I try to bake it because my girlfriend and my mum loves this and they keep saying they want to eat fruit cake after I bought them panettone last week. Wow, such an amazing recipe. i did substitute flour for almond flour and it is a magically delicious cake. Great taste. This cake is a rich, dark, moist fruit cake, very flavorful at Christmas. I used 7 small loaf tins and the bake was awesome! If you’re ever gonna try one, definitely make sure it’s this one. The temperature gets adjusted depending on the material. I was raised on it! It will also make it easier to remove. I have a few questions about this recipe. I don’t think you would *have* to line them with parchment paper, but since the cake is on the more delicate side – I would strongly recommend lining it to be safe. So happy to hear this! This cake has only been tested using loaf pans, but several readers have had luck with preparing this recipe in a bundt pan. Thank you !Â.  Thanks for the recipe – this will be my ‘go-to’ fruit cake recipe. thank you! Try icing with almond paste for a more festive touch. This recipe is foolproof.Â. It would be great if the links were working. Thank you. But this looks delicious. Christmas isn’t Christmas without several slices of my mom’s famous fruit cake! Hope this helps! 🙂. Do people serve this cake to children and recovering alcoholis? https://www.alicaspepperpot.com/a-west-indian-christmas-fruit-cake Hi laura, i made this fruit cake for my father yesterday for his birthday and i must say after following your instructions one by one it wasn’t just easy to make but the resulting piece was mouth watering. All-Clad also came out with a wonderful collection of silicone tools that pair with the bakeware set. You can get more information here. Serve as snack, at parties and other occasions. Oh the dilemma, haha. Unfortunately, I also haven’t heard back from anyone asking the same question, so I can’t give more information about the taste, etc. Don’t be alarmed! Or it’s the scene from Harry met Sally. The holidays are hectic enough without worrying about your baked goods sticking! I just provide the recipe for you to make at home. JehanP Author. Still turned out lovely! See more ideas about guyanese, guyanese recipes, caribbean recipes. I know you have said two 8×4, but you have also said 9×5. Thanks for sharing! That’s why it’s definitely worth making a few loaves at a time (this recipe makes two). Just wanted to let you know that I’ve added metric measurements to the recipe!!! I wanna go to give try this fruits cake recipe thanks for posting. Hello I am really excited to try this recipe because I love fruitcake and christmas and I’ve never made one before! I personally have never had fruitcake before but wanted to give yours a try. I was looking for a booze-soaked, dried-fruit and nuts grain-free sort of fruitcake I could make, partly for an excuse to soak it in sherry (or something). Do you think there’s any qualm with not soaking the fruit? I used two pans almost 9×5 inches. Wow! If you enjoyed the recipe, I’d love for you to leave a review in the comment section below. My family loved it. Can you please let me know how many grams are your Large eggs? Did want to point out though that I don’t believe baking powder and nutmeg are mentioned in the recipe itself, but are listed in the ingredients? Nearly six years have passed and since then, it has become one of the most popular holiday recipes on A Beautiful Plate. The fruit cakes just slid out without issue. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts (and your mom’s thoughts!). This recipe uses a wide variety of tart and sweeter dried fruit: golden raisins, dark raisins, figs, prunes, cherries, apricots, and peaches. So sorry for only just getting back to you. Don’t use any of the knobbly type, you want to use something that won’t leave any sort of lint and is a smooth linen/thin cotton one. Really appreciate you taking the time to come back and leave your thoughts. Thank you Caroline!! Food And Drink. I used dates in place of some of the raisins. Thank you for sharing. .juice  is added to the booze and soaked overnight and it always works really well. 1. Reduce speed to medium and add the eggs one at a time, beating just until each egg is incorporated. Hi Laura, your cake looks amazing.I am going to give a try but I don’t have dark rum. This fruit cake contains a ton of dried fruit. Set aside.   LAURA, I can not thank you enough. I am cooking in Mexico City, at 7,349 feet above sea level.  Also with that much fruit, would the toothpick coming out clean be a good test of doneness??? I am assuming you use a sweet sherry for this recipe? Nuts won’t benefit from soaking, if anything it could make the texture worse. If making substitutions, I highly recommend measuring by weight to avoid any issues. They all have a weird funny taste. I used mixed dried raisins, cranberries, and cherries along with apricots, figs, and dates. Good morning.  Didn’t have the exact fruits, so improvised, with quite a bit of dates, some dried mango, lots of raisins, some dried cherries, but it really didn’t matter. Thanks in advance for your help! A common tradition is to make a tiered wedding cake using multiple fruit cakes and to keep the smallest cake under the bed, for the christening of the first child. 🙂. Rich Fruit Cake Directions. I have updated the links already and hope that helps! That soaking period definitely contributes a lot more moisture to the cake, and I highly recommend it – although it will still taste good either way. Those beautiful pictures and the ingredients made me want to make my first fruit cake ever. I don’t eat it but I like the challenge. I generally increase liquids and sometimes will add an additional egg white, subtract some flour and sugar and cut in half leavening; also need to increase oven temperature a bit usually and less time in the oven; it just depends on what you are making. The cake also appears a lot lighter in colour than your photos. Vegetarian . See more ideas about guyanese recipes, food, caribbean recipes. It will certainly taste very different either way, but I would go with whiskey (be more conservative) if you were choosing between the two. Hmmm…honestly, I’m not sure if would suggest cutting the alcohol in half from the cake itself. A few days or a week would probably work as well – but it can also be stored for a very long time too. thank you.Â.  Grazi, Gracias, spaisibo, danke, merci, and good on ya’ mate. Yes. Again, this is all pure speculation, so I can’t guarantee anything, but that is my educated guess! and she would have to charge a fortune to break even. Does it need to be refrigerated or will it hold up for a few weeks just wrapped in the cheesecloth, wax paper, and foil? All Rights Reserved. i will stick to the recipe as much as possible. I will make this award winning masterpiece!! Not worried about the rum as it cooks off but what about the outside sherry? I’ve successfully finished baking the cakes and I used cut brandy to soak them. I love the sound of this recipe, I have all my ingredients ready to go but I would like to know if I can make this cake in a 20cm Round cake Tin. Pls advise. Just wanted to know is there a difference between this fruit cake and a Christmas plum cake? However, even just a few days make a huge impact! Le site est indépendant et ne bénéficie d'aucune affiliation avec Tefal. We soak it and keep Thank you so much for your encouragement! Do you have a kitchen linen (real linen or a thin other variety) you’d feel comfortable soaking and potentially staining? Personally, I think this particular fruitcake recipe isn’t as ideal for that, because it is SO LOADED on fruit (and it could potentially break if it’s not in a loaf form). Foam cakes have a high egg to flour ratio and are leavened by the air beaten into whole eggs or egg whites. Any idea on cooking time and temperature if I did that? Just wondering if the flavor of the cake comes out quite boozy? When should I starting baking fruit cake? Hey these pics are beautiful. Hi I have recently come across this beautiful fruit cake I too have never liked fruitcake but I’ve actually made too they are currently in a cool dry place sucking up all that boozy goodness I made them in Bundt pans and they’ve turned out beautiful thank you so much. 1 . Perhaps Bob’s Red Mill brand? I cover that in the instructions, it would probably be fine in a cold cellar (who has those these days? I despise those fruit cakes too! I will trust you from now on. The smell of black cake at Christmas. Gosh I hope you see this comment soon my fruit is soaking. But yours looks amazing! all in all successful fruitcake with dried fruit instead of candied– i think tho i will use a few candied cherries next year– for the festive look they provide! Hi Riley! 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