Steamed Christmas Cake | Christmas Recipes

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The traditional British Christmas Cake is rich with full of fruits and nuts. I have already posted dark fruit cake recipe with lot of fruits and nuts,that version includes gram masala.But i wanted to try steamed version of Christmas cake.This is very simple and easy cake recipe for beginners… The recipe for Egg less Christmas cake will be coming up next

  • 100 g Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 60 g Margarine
  • 59 g Butter
  • 125 g Plain Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 Eggs(120 g)
  • 10 ml Milk
  • 250 g Fruits
  • 75 g Nuts


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  • Pre heat the oven.Add Butter and Margarine in a mixing bowl and beat them at low-high speed for 3 minutes.

  • Shift the Plain flour and baking powder.Add the shifted flour in the mixing bowl and mix well.

  • Add brown sugar and salt with the flour.Blend until well mixed.

  • Add egg one by one,beat well.

  • Pour in milk and mix well.

  • Add in mixed fruits and nuts and mix well.

  • Make ready the cake batter for baking.

  • Grease the top of the steaming tin with butter and fill water in the bottom tin.

  • Steam bake it at 180 degree Celsius for about 55-60 minutes. 

  • Let it cool for sometime and transfer the cake to a plate.

  • Here is steam cake is ready.

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  1. says

    Never have tried steamed cake. Is it special container that you have there? and does it go in regular cooker? That cake looks sooo divine.! perfect to put u in mood for Christmas

  2. says

    @sayantani,If u r using convectional oven then steaming optional will be for that u can use normal tin.But mine is not convectional,so i used steaming pan or u can try this method also for steaming,Heat a pressure cooker with 10 cups of water inside. Place a metal mesh and keep the cake tin on it. Cover the pressure cooker without the weight. Let the cake cook for 2 hours on slow fire or till a knife inserted in it comes out clean.Hope this will helps you…

  3. says

    This really is inspiring! I have never tried to steam bake a cake before, but the texture of this cake tells me that it may be a good method to try. Most of the fruit cakes in the US are a lot denser than this one, but I do like your lighter version. I am so glad you posted this, I have saved the recipe. It does look delicious.

  4. says

    I’m following your blog quite sometime nw n tried two recipes of urs but the silly thing is I’ve never thought to comments.Sorry for that dear.You have beautiful blog with amazing home style recipes.I’d tried ur athirasam n black forest cake. Both came out well. The athirasam was splendid. We enjoyed very much.Thank you for sharing it.


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