Oscar’s Christmas Cake
|Prep time||10 hours, 30 minutes|
|Cook time||3 hours|
|Total time||13 hours, 30 minutes|
|Allergy / Intolerance||Artificial Addititives, Artificial Colours, Glutamates, Preservatives, Salicylates|
|Suitable for||RPAH Elimination Diet - Amines Allowed, RPAH Elimination Diet – Very High Chemical|
|Meal type||Sweet Things|
|Misc||Child Friendly, Freezable, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold|
|By author||My Nana|
A christmas cake made with fruit and nuts containing amines and moderate levels of salicylates. No artificial preservatives, colours or flavours.
- 225g Butter (softened and chopped)
- 225g Brown sugar
- 285g Plain flour
- 1 teaspoon Baking powder
- pinch Salt
- 4 Eggs
- 1 tablespoon Pear jam
- 1/2 cup Whisky (use a good quality whisky)
- 45g Almonds (chopped)
- 45g Raw Cashews (chopped)
- 400g Dried banana (chopped)
- 200g Dried Pawpaw (chopped)
- 100g Dried Pear (chopped)
- 80g Dried Red or Golden Delicious Apple (chopped)
- Extra butter or oil (for greasing)
Very High Amines, Moderate Salicylates, Low Glutamates.
For details on how to make your own dried fruit refer to the Basics page.
For details on where to buy organic/preservative free dried fruit refer to the shopping list.
The quantities of fruit are based on what I had on the day, but could be varied, as long as the overall quantity is the same.
Make this cake up to 4 weeks in advance. It can also be wrapped in foil then plastic wrap and stored in the freezer.