Gluten Free Christmas cake recipe please.

unknowndisorder, Nov 9, 9:24pm
Bump for those after tried gf Xmas cake recipes

beth001, Nov 13, 9:34am
I have made nanee2jlp's recipe several times. It is very nice, and only a tiny bit crumbly. I would be interested to know what flour mixes make a good Christmas cake, I used Macro gf flour mix one year and it was awfully dry. I think a suitable flour mix makes or breaks a gf Christmas cake

whistle, Nov 18, 8:00am
try healtheries simple wheat and gluten free baking mix no crumbs

coolnzmum, Nov 24, 9:42pm
Does anyone have a good gluten free Christmas cake recipe they can share.

melford, Nov 24, 11:35pm
Gluten Free Christmas Cake
850g dried mixed fruit
1 cup brandy
150g butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
3 eggs, at room temperature
1 cup gluten-free plain flour
1/4 cup gluten-free self-raising flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
3/4 cup blanched almonds
1/4 cup apricot jam
Place dried fruit and 2/3 cup brandy in a large airtight container. Mix well. Cover and stand overnight or preferably for 1 week, stirring occasionally.
Preheat oven to 150°C. Lightly grease a 7cm deep, 20cm (base) round cake pan. Line base and side with double layers brown paper and baking paper Using electric beaters, cream butter and sugar in a large bowl until pale and creamy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
Sift flours and spices over butter mixture. Add fruit mixture and stir until well combined. Press mixture into pan. Smooth surface. Decorate top with almonds.
Bake cake for 2 to 2 1/4 hours or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Pour remaining 1/3 cup brandy over hot cake. Allow to cool completely in pan.
Place jam in a heatproof, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 30 seconds or until warm. Remove cake from pan and brush top with warm jam. Allow to set. Serve. This is beautiful, just like ordinary Christmas Cake - Enjoy

Note Alcohol for coeliacs - Standard ales and beers contain malt
(fermented barley). These are not allowed under current NZ Food Standards. Spirits (distilled beverages) and wine are gluten free eg whisky, brandy, gin, vodka, fruit liquers and wine are allowed


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coolnzmum, Nov 25, 2:42am
Thank you melford. Making our cake and wanted to make one my sister in law could eat as well. Will get a new cake box to cook hers in as well.

angheenan, Jun 18, 5:20pm
1 cup dates (soaked in hot water then drained)
2/3 cup mixed peel (I use dried apricots)
1/2 cup red glace cherries
1/2 cup green glace cherries
1 c raisins
1 1/2 cups brazil nuts
1 cup walnuts
3/4 cup almonds
1 tsp each of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg
1 tsp baking soda Strained
4 eggs
2 tb honey
1 tsp vanilla
2 tb rice bran or olive oil
3/4 cup ground almonds
Place whole fruits and nuts into bowl ,add ground almonds and baking soda
Beat eggs in a small bowl until thick and creamy add honey and vanilla and oil and beat until well blended.
Pour into tin and bake 1 1/2 hours in a low oven. 140-150.
I loaded mine with fruit and left out the nuts but added prunes and cranberries.