German Fruit Cake Bottom

Recipe by Inge 1505
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 12 pieces
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • For 28 cm (11 inch) form
  • 6
    tablespoons butter, softened (6 Tbs)
  • 6
    tablespoons sugar (75 grams)
  • 1
    tablespoon vanilla sugar (sub with 1 t vanilla extract plus 1 Tbs sugar)
  • 1
    cup flour, plus
  • 3
    tablespoons flour (150 grams)
  • 1
    teaspoon baking powder
  • 1
    pinch salt
  • 3 -4
    tablespoons milk
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grease pan. Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C).
  • Cream butter, sugar and vanilla sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beat until light in color.
  • Mix flour, salt and baking powder. Add half of flour, beat until just blended. Add 3 tbs milk, just blend. Add rest of flour, just blend.
  • Batter should drop slowly from a spoon, forming long tips. If too firm add another tbs milk.
  • Spread batter evenly in pan.
  • Bake in lower third of oven 18-22 minutes until golden yellow. Let cool in form for 10 minutes, then remove and let cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Use immediately or store tightly wrapped for 24 hours or freeze.
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