Christmas Cake Pack

Christmas Cake Pack

Supplied by Food HUB

Stir up Sunday is coming up! Traditionally it’s the Sunday before advent starts and it’s often associated with making the Christmas Cake or Pudding. We’ve put together a dry ingredients pack and a sample cake recipe but this would also be suitable to make Mincemeat for mince pies or Christmas pudding.

Included in the pack is:

500g Mixed dried fruit (Raisins/currants/sultanas)
125g Dates
125g Apricots
150g Natural coloured glace cherries
100g Flaked Almonds
2tsp Mixed Spice
200g Soft brown sugar

You will also need: (all found in our shop - apart from the alcohol)
Grated rind of 1 lemon and 1 orange
225g of butter or dairy free marg
4 eggs or 1 tblsp flaxseed to 6 tblsp of water per egg
225g Plain Flour/GF Flour
4-5 tbsp brandy/amaretto/whiskey
1-2 dessert spoons of molasses or black treacle (optional)
½ tsp salt