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Cherry Berry Christmas Cake

A light fruity Christmas jam packed with berries and fruits with a hint of jasmine flower and rose fragrant.

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1 Cup strong Jasmine flower tea

50g dried cranberries

50g Goji berries

50g glace' cherries

50g raisins

25g candied peel

175g butter

175g caster sugar

3 eggs

250  Shipton Mill  organic SR  white flour

Rind of 1 lemon

1 teaspoon mixed spice

1 teaspoon essence of rose water


1. Soak the fruits in the Jamine tea  overnight.

2. Cream butter and sugar together.

3. Add beaten eggs. Then add in the liqueur

4. fold in the flour, spice, lemon rindand roase water.

5. Line a loaf tin with greasproof paper. Grease well. Spoon the cake mixture into the prepared tin.

6. Bake in the centre of the oven Gas mark 4/ 180C for 45 minutes.

7. Cool on a wire rack. Decorate the cake with icing suger, Glace' cherries or mazipan hollies and berries.


Added by: Victoria

Tags: Christmas Cake fruit

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Very nice recipe. I have tried it. Absolutely delicious cake.

- ahhar 17 December 2010

This is a really nice recipe. Worth a try.

Victoria Ashley - Victoria 14 December 2010


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