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Healthy Christmas Cake


Ingredients:Healthy Christmas Cake

  • 600g mixed dried fruit
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean extract or paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • zest and juice from 1 orange
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 50g walnuts



   Preheat your oven to 150 C (fan forced).

   Prepare a 20 cm round cake tin with baking paper lining the sides and the base.

   Combine dried fruit, spice, vanilla, orange zest + juice, olive oil and eggs.

   Add the almonds and walnuts and mix through.

   Spoon Christmas Cake batter into your baking tin.

   Bake for 90 minutes.  Check with a skewer, if not clean, bake for another 30 minutes.

   Cover the top if necessary to prevent over-browning.

   Cool, then remove from the tin and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 month.

E N J O Y !!!


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