Sunday, 21 December 2014

Easy Gluten Free Christmas Cake Recipe!

Gluten Free Christmas Cake Recipe. Tree Fruit Cake Cake Decor in Cairns

Looking for a yummy and easy gluten free Christmas cake? Well look no further! My lovely friend Maria from Cairns based business Designed to Please, has generously shared her fabulous recipe with us today!

Introducing... 

Maria Tuoto Canton!

Hi everyone! 

I am very thankful for the opportunity to share my Gluten Free Boiled Fruit Cake recipe with you! My family consists of 5, with 4 Gluten Free members. Unlike many, eating Gluten Free wasn't a choice we made it was a medical decision. It is often difficult to find tasty Gluten Free recipes so when I do find one we like - I love to share it.

I combined a few different Fruit Cake recipes to make this one work for me. I am all for simple, easy Gluten Free recipes, I hope you like this one as much as we do!

Gluten Free Boiled Fruit Cake

Ingredients:
2 x Packets of Mixed Fruit 
1 pk glaced cherries 
1 pk chopped almonds (if you like) 
1/2 cup rum or any alcohol you prefer (if you don't want to use this much alcohol you can use flavoured milk or a combination of 1/4 cup water & 1/4 cup of rum) 
1 tbs honey 185g butter, chopped coarsely (I use nutelex so the cake is dairy free) 
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 
3 eggs, lightly beaten 
1 1/4 cups GF plain flour (Available in health food section)
1/4 cup GF Self raising flour 
1/2 tsp bicarb soda

Method
Soak the Fruit in the rum for a couple of hours.
Place fruit, butter, honey, brown sugar in saucepan & boil. Then put aside to cool.

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius
Grease and flour pan or line with baking paper (I used a silicone Tree shaped pan for my cake)

Once cooled add eggs, sifted flours & bicarb and mix all together. 

Place in the oven & cook until brown and springs back when touched in the middle. (Mine took approximately 45 mins) 

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It makes quite a bit so I made little fruit cakes as well in my muffin trays. Or you can use a large rectangular pan & make a slab / sheet cake size.

Thanks for having me as a guest on your blog Naomi!
Love from Maria xoxo

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