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17 December 2012,21:43 by
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DUNDEE CAKE

Dundee Cakes is filled with currants, sultanas and seedless raisins. You will surely love its tasty and fruity flavour that will remain in your tongue. Topped with blanched almonds, this pastry is truly made special for you and your kids.
Serves :
8

Preparation Time :
50 minutes

Cooking Time :
3 hours

Preparation Method :

  • Grease and line a deep 20.5 cm (8 inch) round cake tin with greaseproof paper.
  • Mix fruit, peel and chopped almonds with flour.
  • Cream the butter, sugar and orange and lemon rinds together until pale and fluffy. Gradually beat in eggs.
  • Fold in the fruit and flour mixture, then spoon into the prepared tin.
  • Make a slight hollow in the centre of the top. Arrange whole almonds in circles to decorate.
  • Bake at 170°C (325°F) mark 3 for 2-3 hours or until firm to the touch. If the top gets too brown, cover with paper.
  • Leave to cool in the tin for 30 minutes, then turn on to a wire rack to cool completely.

INGREDIENTS

  • 100 grams currants
  • 100 grams seedless raisins
  • 100 grams sultanas
  • 100 grams chopped candied orange peel
  • 25 grams blanched almonds, chopped
  • 275 grams plain flour
  • 225 grams butter
  • 225 grams light soft brown sugar
  • Finely grated rind of 1 orange
  • Finely grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 4 eggs
  • Whole blanched almonds, to decorate

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