Recipes - Rich Cake

125 gms Butter
250 gms Sugar
7 – Egg yolk
3 Egg white
125 gms Semolina
1 tsp mixed spices
2 tsp vanilla essence
3 tbsp honey
Few drops of rose essence
¼ tsp nutmeg
½ cup Rum
125 gms Raisins
125 gms sultanas
125 gms candied peel
50 gms cashewnuts
50 gms currants
50 gms cherries
50 gms pumkin preserve
50 gms ginger preserve
3 tbsp strawberry jam
125gms self raising flour
1/4 cup milk

Clean and wash and dry fruits.  Add nuts, spices and rum and keep for 15-20 days.Cream butter and sugar, add egg yolks and beat very well. Stir in semolina, self raising flour, milk, nuts and fruits. Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites and mix gently. Heat the oven.  On a greased baking tray pour the mixture and place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes.  Reduce the temperature and continue baking for 1 hour.

Comment on this article

  • Averyl Rodrigues,

    Wed, Dec 05 2012

    Dear Reeta
    U can use maida, instead of self raising flour. Then you will have to add 3/4 tbsp. baking powder and 1/2 tsp. soda bicarbonate along with maida.

  • Reeta,

    Tue, Dec 04 2012

    very nice & easy recipie, can u please tell me if i can use all purpose flour or maida instead of self raising flour?

  • arwin.dsouza, abu.dhabi

    Sun, Jan 02 2011


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