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Cherry Berry Christmas Cake


This cake is a lighter version of the traditional Christmas fruit cake It is light , fruity and have a lovely flowery flavour

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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
  • 250g SR flour
  • Rind of 1 lemon
  • 1 teasp. mixed spice
  • 1 teasp. essence of rose water


servings 6
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 45mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Soak the fruits in the Jasmine flower tea 3 hours. Cream butter and sugar together. Add beaten eggs. Then add in the berries and Jasmine tea liqueur.

Step 2

Fold in the flour, spice, lemon rind and rose water. Line a loaf tin with greaseproof paper. Grease well. Spoon the cake mixture into a prepared tin.

Step 3

Bake in the centre of the oven Gas mark 4 or 180C for 45 minutes.
Cool on a wire rack. Decorate the cake with icing sugar.

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