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Christmas Cake

Traditional Christmas cake recipe for you and your family on this very special occasion to make your day incredible. Try with us!
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time5 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: United Kingdom
Keyword: Christmas Cake Recipe
Calories: 219kcal
Author: John Wilson


  • 3 ½ Cups Currants dried berries
  • 1 ½ Cups Golden Raisins
  • 1 ½ Cups Raisins
  • ¾ Cup Mixed Candied Peel excellently chopped
  • 1 Cup Glace Cherries
  • 3 1/3 Cups All-purpose Flour
  • Pinch of Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon Spice
  • ½ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ Teaspoon Freshly Nutmeg
  • 10 Ounces Butter
  • 1 1/3 Cups Brown Sugar
  • ½ Medium Size Lemon
  • 6 Eggs lightly beaten
  • 3 Tablespoons Brandy plus extra for feeding


  • The first step is to gather all the ingredients.
  • Heat the stove to 300 F. The temperature is low, as the cake needs a long, moderate heat. It is stuffed with sugars, dry fruits, and brandy (fruit juice), and if the temperature is any higher, the cake will be burned from the outside and the inside will be half-cooked.
  • Line a 9-inch cake tin with 2 thicknesses of material or greaseproof paper. Tie a twofold band of dark colored or paper around the outside. This goes about as a separator and to keep the cake from burning.
  • In a huge dish or bowl blend the currants, raisins, strip, and fruits with the flour, salt, and other flavors.
  • In another huge bowl cream, the spread with the sugar until light and cushy. Blend in the lemon get-up-and-go. Add the beaten eggs to the spread blend a smidgen at any given moment, beating admirably after every option. Don’t endeavor to surge this procedure as the blend could turn sour. While making this include a tablespoon of flour and blend once more, this ought to unite the blend back. If it does not return together, don't worry, the cake will even now be delightful.
  • Add up the flour and fruit into the eggs and butter blend, when consolidated rehash with the rest of the flour and fruit. At long last, include the brandy (fruit juice).
  • Spoon the cake blend into the readied cake tin ensuring there are no air pockets. When filled smooth the surface with the back of s spoon and make a slight plunge in the inside (this will ascend back up again amid cooking and make a smooth surface for what tops off an already good thing).
  • At long last, utilizing a bit of paper towel tidy up any smears of cake player on the greaseproof wrapping. Whenever left on they will consume, and however it won't influence the cake, it doesn't smell excessively pleasant.
  • Stand the tin on a twofold layer of paper in the lower some portion of the oven. If you have a gas broiler, guarantee the paper is well far from any fire. Heat for 4 1/2 hours. If the cake is caramelizing too quickly, cover the tin with a twofold layer of greaseproof or material paper following 2 1/2 hours. Amid the cooking time abstain from opening the stove entryway over and over again as this may make the cake fall.
  • Following 4 1/2 hours watching that the cake is cooked. The cake ought to please rise and a profound darker everywhere. Embed a stick or fine blade into the focal point of the cake. When the cake is done and expels from the broiler.
  • Leave the cake to cool in the tin on a wire rack for 60 minutes, at that point expel from the tin and leave to cool totally. Once cooled prick the surface of the cake with a fine metal stick and gradually pour more than 2 to 3 tablespoons brandy.
  • Enjoy the cake!!


Follow our step by step guide to making this amazing recipe. Make sure you don’t miss any step among these.