Christmas Dundee Cake Recipe


Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings10
Main Ingredient


 Flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Butter3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Baking powder1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Hot milk2 Tablespoon
 Raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Currants1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Mixed peels1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (green & red)
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Grated lemon rind1 Teaspoon
 Ground almonds2 Tablespoon
 Almonds12 , blanched and cut into halves

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 322 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.3%

Saturated Fat 9.3 g46.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 100 mg

Sodium 85 mg3.5%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13.1%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.1%

Sugars 21.4 g

Protein 5 g10.4%

Vitamin A 10.1% Vitamin C 16.5%

Calcium 9.4% Iron 8.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mix together raisins, currants, peels, ground almond, rind and juice.
Keep covered for 15-20 minutes.
Sieve flour and baking powder together.
Beat butter and sugar till creamy in a large mixing bowl.
Break eggs and beat well.
Put half of the flour and half of the raisins mixture.
Beat for 5-10 minutes.
Put remaining raisin mixture, milk and flour to the batter and beat vigorously for 10 minutes.
Grease a baking dish.
Pour batter into it.
Decorate with almond halves.
Bake in a preheated oven at 140°C for 1 hour.
Put a knife in the centre.
If comes out clean, cake is ready, otherwise bake for another 15-20 minutes.
Cool and take out from tin.