Christmas 2013 Plum cakes

Wish You every one a 'Merry Christmas' and prosperous NEW YEAR ! 
Returned in India , during the Christmas event we used to shop for not to mention give out most of these affluent plum cakes as treats to our friends . This cake in fact with no frosting likes the center of appeal for everyone right now there . I have been longing to preference this berry cake after heading right here . couldn't obtain that taste .while googling Cham's cake and Prema'sPlum treats recipes . I thought of giving it a try for this period . As a free trial , I baked 1 and became it a big strike . 


To my surprise , the outcome was very similar to the Plum cakes exchanged in Tuticorin and also Tirunelveli bakeries . 

Chams and also Premas tasty recipes were much helpful .Other than my variety , it is totally their recipe and also I am simply recording it for my long term use . 

I .For caramelizing 
sugar-1/4 mug 
water - 1tbsp + 1/2 mug 
Add glucose and also 1 tbsp water maintain in range at lower to medium heat . When the sugar starts to turn brown , stir slowly .The sugar will start to change color from light brown to dark . In between , keep in microwave the water for 1 min and warm it . When the sugar starts to turn brown , pour slowly the warm water . Be cautious , as it may splutter . 
Plum cake recipe : 


My first fruit cake : ) 
Ingredients 
All purpose flour ( maida )- 1 1/4 cup 
sugar- 3/4 cup 
butter- 1 stick ( 8 tbsp butter = 1/2 cup oil ) 
( I used 1/2 cup olive oil ) 
dried fruits-( dates , raisins , dried cherries ,plums ,pears , prunes and apricots )- 1 cup 
dried nuts-( almonds , cashews and walnuts ) - 1/2 mug 
egg -3 
cooking powder-1 tsp 
cooking soda-1/4 tsp 
salt-1/2 tsp 
vanilla removed -1 tsp 
candied faulty and orange peels- 1tbsp 
( I smashed peels of an orange ) 
All spice powder( cinnamon , nutmeg ,clove and also dried up ginger )- one tsp 
( I used 1/4 tsp of every natural powder ) 
Rum or even Brandy- 1/2 mug ( or ) Rum removed - 1 1/2 tsp 
( or even ) grape juice- 1/4 mug + orange juice- 1/4 mug 
( or even ) orange fruit juice - 3/4 mug 


the dried out fresh fruit Cake and also bathe all of them in Rum /Brandy or even grape and also orange fruit juice for a couple hrs . 
I drenched it in 3/4 mug orange fruit juice for three times . ( Not inside refrigerator , in the nick of room in your home climate .stir it two times per day ) . 
On the 3rd event , include three tbsp of alcoholic beverages heart and soul to the drenched fruit . 
throw away the fruit juice . we are able to put it to use whilst cooking . 


one .Preheat the stove at 35o qualification , oil a tiny loaf pot and also location a parchment documents at the bottom part . 
two :In a blender ,add 2 cloves , nutmeg natural powder ,1/2 in cinnamon ,dry ginger natural powder , orange strip and also grind all of them . 
include olive-oil , eggs , caramelized glucose ,sugar , vanilla heart and soul ,salt and also whip once again . 
almost all objective flour , cooking soft drinks , cooking natural powder with each other and also operate the blender once again to obtain crispy mixture . 
it in a vast combining container . 
three :Add the dried up fruit merely ( should you ve little juice staying ensure that it stays away or even add the treats mix )and tuck once again . 
phase four :Take one tbsp of AP flour and also blend it with the damaged crazy . 
phase five :Pour in oil pot . stretch the flour covered crazy ( will not blend after attaching the crazy )over the treats mixture . 
phase six :Cook in center of the display for forty to fifty moments in three hundred and fifty dec C . prepared boost ten min every time . The treats is going to be completed inforty-five minutes . The treats is set while a toothpick typed in in it excreted clean . 
My treats became set in fifty five min ( gasoline controlled stove ) . 
totally before holding it .  
if you think this involves too much effort order cake online.


I created certain variations whilst attempting the very first time . : 
1 . Added my homemade alcoholic beverages taste to alternate the Rum removed . 
two . the butter totally by 1/2 mug of additional virgin olive-oil 

I .How to render the alcoholic beverages heart and soul ? 
This plum cake recipe suggested the use of rum removed and also I considered making that component since we don't possess the routine of consuming any specificalcoholic beverages . 
Last 7 days whilst planning the mixture for Aappam , a concept to discover a substitute for rum . ( aappam mixture odors like certain liquor on the day ) .Eureka ! ! ! some thing fascinating . 
So I sought out an alcoholic beverages alternate and also became the following recipes from alcohol replaces many additional web sites . practically a cup of alcoholflavorful heart and soul . an alcoholic beverages . possesses certain taste much like it . rum removed additionally . 
Friends ! make sure you teach me , in the event that am heading incorrect . 
Ingredients : 
- one ( large ) 
maple syrup - one tbsp 
yeast - 1 tsp 
glucose - four tsp 
fluid - one cup . 
Method : 
and also take away the seed products of the apple company . it in a blender together with skin . 
Add the rest of the components and also blend vigorously . 
Then put it into an air-driven limited box and also keep it in a hot location for 48 hrs . 
open up between .( additional sensible , it is going to turn out to be vinegar ) . 
cautiously open up the box ( it will be under higher pressure ) , by gradually discharging the cap . 
three tbsp of the apple essense to the soaked the dried up fruit whilst producing the treats . 
Refrigerate it and also end it within fifteen days . 

Update : 
basically using the orange fruit juice with couple of spoons of apple company fruit juice and the providing a delicious best  cake without alcoholic beverages or even rum removed

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