Delicious Semolina Christmas Cake
Delicious Semolina Christmas Cake: Yes, you saw right. A Christmas without cake is just impossible and can’t think about it. Christmas is a holy festival and It is celebrated with various types of cake. But today We’ll talk about the most famous CHRISTMAS CAKE WITH SEMOLINA Why waiting let’s Start.
Christmas is the festival of birth anniversary of Lord Jesus Christ, as there is a birthday it’s mandatory to celebrate the festival with cake. Among all popular cakes, we can see Christmas cake at the time of Christmas.
Now maybe you’re thinking that you’ll buy a Christmas Cake from a popular cake shop and you’ll celebrate Christmas but how it’ll be if we cook this cake at home? though it will take some time the process is so simple and easy, let’s try at home by following the below-mentioned method.
First of all, you need some ingredients to make it proper. Those are…
- Semolina – 450 gms
- Refined flour – 55 gms
- Soft sugar – 900 gms
- Butter – 450 gms
- Rosewater – 150 ml
- Honey – 150 ml
- Brandy – 150 ml
- Ginger – 225 gms
- Candied peel – 225 gms
- Raisins – 450 gms
- Sultanas – 450 gms
- Currants – 225 gms
- Egg yolks – 25
- Egg whites – 10
- Cashew nuts – 225 gms
- Cardamom powder – ½ tsp
- Cloves powder – ½ tsp
- Nutmeg, grated – ½ For Almond paste:-
- Icing sugar – 225 gms
- Ground blanched almond – 225 gms
- Egg -1
- Lime juice of ½ lemon
- Vanilla essences – few drops For royal icing
- Icing sugar – 450 gms
- Egg whites – 1 full
- Lemon juice of 1/2 lemon
You are almost there to taste the tastiest Christmas Cake now you need to do some more things to complete the process and those are.
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Delicious Semolina Christmas Cake Method:
There are various methods you need to follow before you process the cake.
Method for almond paste:-
- Sift sugar and put it in a bowl with ground almonds.
- Add lightly beaten eggs and the remaining ingredients.
- Stir and mix to a stiff paste and form into a ball.
- Work by kneading thoroughly.
- Roll out using a very slight dusting of cornflour to prevent sticking to roller and board.
- Always paint cake with a little warm and sieved apricot jam before putting on paste.
Method For Royal Icing:-
- Sift icing sugar twice to make quite sure that it is free from lumps.
- Beat the egg whites slightly. Add lime juice and add the sugar gradually, beating all the time.
- Beat until the icing is of a beatable but a stiff consistency. It should stand up in peaks.
- Cover with a wet cloth and use it as required.
- Use a palette knife, dipped in warm water to smoothen icing when on the cake or other surfaces. Let the base dry well before putting g on decorations.
Method for cake:-
- Prepare the fruits and mix with the flour.
- Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
- Add beaten yolk of the egg. Keep beating.
- Mix in the semolina gradually then add the fruits, chopped nuts, and spices.
- Add brandy, rosewater, and honey.
- Fold in stiffly beaten bites of eggs.
- Pour mixture into the lined tin and bake at 325 F for 4-5 hours. When the cake begins to brown cover it with a double fold of paper to prevent burning on top.
- When ready, remove. Leave cake in the tin for a few minutes. Turn out and allow it cool. Keep in an airtight tin for at least a week.
- Cover the cake with almond paste, then coat with royal icing.
- Allow it to dry and then decorate.
So this the recipe of Delicious Semolina Christmas Cake. So prepare this at home and let us know how you like it or not.
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