Gluten and Sugar Free Christmas Cake

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

From Barbara Cousins "Cooking Without"

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Chop dates into small pieces and place in a pan with the water.
  2. Bring to the boil and simmer over a low heat for approimately 10 minutes until the dates are soft.
  3. Cool the date mixture.
  4. Process or beat together the date mixture, oil, ground almonds, spice, eggs and flours until they are well blended.
  5. Stir in the dried fruit and mix well by hand.
  6. Place into a lined and greased 6"- 8" cake tin and bake at Gas Mark 3, 330 oF, 170 oC for approximately 30 minutes, then lower the temperature to Gas Mark 1, 290 oF, 145 oC for a further 45 minutes.
  7. Allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes in the tin, then turn out onto a wire tray.
  8. Remove the lining paper and allow to cool.
  9. Store in the fridge and eat within 2 weeks, or freeze (in slices).
Most Helpful

Absolutely wonderful!!!!! The best so far - and I've tried every glutenfree Xmas Cake recipe ever written! Deffo use this EVERY year from now on. Thank you soooooooo much!!!!!

Rattybag January 05, 2010