Dundee Cake Recipe

Dundee Cake Recipe
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Dundee Cake is a very popular cake from the Scottish cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Dundee Cake by following this easy recipe.
Dundee Cake Recipe
Preparation Time 25 Minutes
Cooking Time 300 Minutes
Difficulty Difficult
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 8
  • 300 g Plain Flour
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 100 g Candied Peel
  • 100 g Cherries
  • 480 g Currants
  • 200 g Sultanas
  • 200 g Raisins
  • 100 g Almonds, blanched
  • 4 Eggs
  • 4 tbsp Whisky
  • 1 Lemon Rind, grated
  • 200 g Margarine
  • 1 tbsp Black Treacle
  • 200 g Demerara Sugar
How to make Dundee Cake:
  • Take a bowl and mix plain flour, cinnamon, mixed spice and salt together.
  • In a different bowl, put candied peel, cherries, currants, sultanas, raisins and lemon rind, to make nuts and fruit mixture.
  • Take another bowl and whisk eggs and whisky together. Add margarine, sugar and black treacle and mix well, until it is soft.
  • Now, mix flour (in small amounts) and egg mixture in a bowl, beating it well continuously.
  • When it has mixed well, add nuts and fruits mixture and stir well again.
  • Place this mixture in the greased cake tin and flatten it with hands, while it is wet.
  • Decorate it with almonds on top.
  • Now, bake this for 1½ hours, at a temperature of 300-350 degrees F and then for 2 hours, after reducing the temperature to 275-300 degrees F.
  • Let it cool down a bit, cut into slices and serve.