Elitetwig's English Golden Christmas Cake

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins




  • Grease and linesides and base, with greaseproof paper, an 8 inch round cake tin.
  • Set the oven to warm, Gas Mark 3 / 325F / 160°C.
  • In a large mixing bowl sieve the flour, nutmeg and mixed spice together.
  • Add all remaining ingredients to the flour.
  • Beat together with a wooden spoon ntil the mixture is a well combined and has a soft, dropping consistency. (if too thick add tsp of milk at a time till desired effect. If to runny add tsp of flour at a time till desired effect).
  • Spoon mixture carefully into tin.
  • Shake to settle mixture and hollow out centre of the cake.
  • Bake for 2 hours approximately.
  • As oven temps vary, test half an hour before end of recommended cooking time using a skewer.
  • Continue testing until skewer comes out clean.
  • Leave to cool in tin, when cold turn out and wrap in greaseproof paper.
  • Either store in an airtight tin or tightly wrap in foil.
  • Can freeze for upto 2 months (must thaw before decorate).