Christmas Cake Recipe

Christmas would be incomplete without relishing on this fruity-sweet cake.

A Christmas cake may be light or dark, crumbly-moist to sticky-wet, spongy to heavy, leavened or unleavened, shaped round, square or oblong as whole cakes, cupcake, or petit fours, with marzipan, icing, glazing, dusting with icing sugar, or plain.

If a Christmas cake is covered in icing, it is quite common for it to be decorated – models of houses, of fir trees or of Santa Claus may be in the array of decorations.

So, here is the recipe for Christmas Cake.

Ingredients Of Christmas Cake

3 Cups Tart Apples (2 large), peeled
2 Cups Sugar
1/2 Cup Apple juice
3 Eggs
3/4 Cup Vegetable oil
1 tsp Vanilla extracts
3 Cups All-purpose flour
2 tsp Apple pie spice (cinnamon)
1 tsp Salt
2 Cups Pecans, finely chopped
1/2 pound Candied red cherries (halved)
1/2 pound Candied green cherries (halved)
1/2 pound Candied pineapple (diced)
Cashews (optional), salty

How to Make Mother Christmas Cake

1.Line three 8×4-inch loaf pans with waxed paper

2.Grease the paper and set aside.

3.In a large bowl, combine apples, sugar and apple juice; let stand for 15 minutes.

4.In a bowl, combine the eggs, oil and vanilla.

5.Add to apple mixture; mix well.

6.Combine the flour, apple pie spice, baking soda and salt; add to apple mixture and mix well.

7.Fold in pecans, cherries and pineapple.

8.Pour into prepared pans.

9.Bake at 350° for 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

10.Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

11.Remove waxed paper.12.Cool completely.

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