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Christmas cake with dried fruits

Italian muffins Are famous all over the world, nowhere else are they preparingSo soft, lush, fragrant baking. Bread of luxury is baked for Christmas, Easter, and any festive feast. I caught on with the idea of ​​creating this delightful sample of baking art at home, I had to try more than one recipe ...

Christmas cake with dried fruits It will turn out to be excellent if you follow the specified recipe exactly. Pay attention to the quality of the products used!

An important nuance: Christmas cake is better to prepare in advance, so that he stood for several days and was saturated with the aromas of dried fruits. After 2-3 days it can be cut! A great idea - to give to your beloved friends on a thorough slice of festive cake wrapped in a beautiful package!

Christmas cupcake recipe

Christmas cake with dried fruits


  • 800 g of flour
  • 1 tbsp. Milk
  • 1.5 tbsp. Sahara
  • 40 g fresh yeast
  • 150 g of butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2/3 tbsp. Candied fruits
  • 150 g raisins
  • 150 g dried apricots
  • 1 tsp. Nutmeg
  • 0.5 tsp. Cardamom
  • 1 tbsp. L. Grated lemon or orange peel
  • 2 bags of vanilla sugar


  1. Wipe yeast from 2 tbsp. L. Sahara. Add to them 3-4 st. L. Warm milk. Here also add 2 tbsp. L. Flour, mix well. Leave the mass for about 15 minutes - until the appearance of small bubbles on its surface.
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  2. Prosey 2 tbsp. Flour in a bowl. Pour warm milk into the flour, mix well. The mass at this stage should be viscous! Add to it prepared yeast.
  3. Carefully stir the dough until smooth. Leave the dough to rise in a warm place for 1-2 hours.
  4. Beat the eggs into the foam, add the yolks, stir everything and pour into the dough. Add the softened butter, sliced, and sugar.
  5. Add another 3 tbsp. Flour, sugar and spices. Spices do not regret! For flavor you can add 2 tbsp. L. Cognac or rum, this will give the cake a special taste as well.
  6. A well mixed dough put on a proofing for 2 hours in a warm place.
  7. Cut the candied fruits and dried fruits in small pieces. If you want to cook Christmas cake with dried fruits and nuts, It's time to add nuts, also cutting them not very large. Steamed raisins - how delicious he will be in the finished test ...
    Christmas cake with dried fruits
  8. Knead the dough again. Oil the mold, place the dough into it and leave it to rise in the heat for another hour. Bake the cake at a temperature of 180 degrees for about 45-50 minutes.
    Christmas cake with dried fruits and nuts
  9. You can decorate the Christmas cake with whipped protein and nuts, or you can simply lubricate the dough with a yolk before placing it in the oven.
    Christmas cake with candied fruits

You can also melt the marmalade with a little water in the microwave and decorate it with a muffin top! Will be bright and very unusual. Nuts and any dried fruits will also be used in the process of decorating!

Christmas cake with candied fruits

With red wine, hot chocolate, cocoa, coffee or tea - with any drinks this magnificent cupcake will be combined perfectly. And with traditional Christmas - even better!

Christmas cupcake with nuts

this Recipe for a Christmas cake Will be your favorite, I promise! Tell him about her friends, on the eve of the holidays they will appreciate ...