Monday, December 23, 2013


Christmas is all about cakes, muffins and other desserts. Plum cake is one of the most common Christmas cakes which is very popular and can be prepared in household. Plum cake is prepared with a variety of dry fruits and cherries. If you want to prepare the traditional plum cake on Christmas, then check out the recipe. Here is a simple home-made Christmas plum cake recipe that is soft, spongy, sweet and delicious cake for celebrations!


1. Maida Flour – 1 cup
2. Baking powder – ½ tsp.
3. Cashewnuts – 3 tbsp (chopped)
4. Mixed dry fruits (dates, cherries, orange peels) – 3 tbsp. (chopped)
5. Raisins – 3 tbsp
6. Cherries – 2 tbsp. (chopped)
7. Brown sugar – 1 cup
8. Vanilla essence – 3-4 drops
9. Eggs – 3 nos.
10. Butter – ½ cup (softened)
11. Lemon zest – 1 tsp.


1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celsius.

2. Sieve the refined flour and baking powder.

3. Now add Cashewnuts, Mixed dry fruits & Raisins and mix well.

4. In another bowl, whisk the butter and brown sugar. Whisk well till it becomes creamy. And then add vanilla essence, eggs and lemon zest.

5. Slowly add the sieved flour and mix.

6. Grease a cake tray with butter and then pour the mix into it.

7. Bake it for 15-20 minutes. Once done, let it cool.

8. Christmas plum cake is ready to be sliced and enjoyed.