Posted by Allrecipeshub on Jan - 22 - 2016 under Uncategorized
Ingredients
  • For Soaking
  • Mixed dry fruits - 4 cups
  • Orange juice - 1.5 cups (Fresh juice)
  • For Caramel
  • Sugar - ½ cup
  • Warm water - ¼ cup
  • For Cake
  • Plain flour (maida) - 2 cups
  • Baking powder - 1 tsp
  • Baking soda - ½ tsp
  • Brown Sugar - 11/2 cups
  • salt-`1 pinch
  • Unsalted Butter -16 tbsp at room temparature
  • Eggs - 5 @ room temparature
  • Vanilla essence - 3 tsp
  • Cloves powder-1tsp
  • Cardamom powder-1tsp
  • Cinnamon powder-1tsp
  • Nutmeg powder-1/2tsp
  • Dry Fruits used
  • Dates - 1 cup chopped finely
  • Raisins - 1 cup
  • Cashews-1/2 cup
  • Almonds-1/2cup
  • Fruit mix from Walmart-1cup(contains candied pineapple,candied orange peels,cherries)
Cuisine: Cooking time: 70 mins Serving: 20 people

IMAG0351Directions

  • Preheat oven to 180 degree C.
  • Soak the fruits in orange juice overnight.
  •  Before making the cake, drain the soaked dry fruits and transfer to a bowl.
  • Dust it with 2 tbsp of flour and coat the dry fruits with the flour so that while adding dry fruits to cake batter it wont sink to the bottom .
  • For Caramel Sauce:Take sugar in a pan and heat it.
  • It will slowly start to crystallize.
  • After cooking for some time,the sugar starts to melt
  • Now it started getting light brown color.
  • Cook until you get a nice brown color like this.
  • Switch off the heat and carefully add the water,the caramel syrup  will crystallize.
  • Again heat the caramel syrup,it ll melt again after some time.
  • now our caramel syrup is ready.Transfer to a bowl.
  • Allow it to cool for some time.
  • Lets mix the dry ingredients.
  • sieve all the dry  ingredients  ie. flour,baking powder,baking soda, cinnamon powder,cloves powder,nutmeg powder,cardamom powder and a pinch salt. and make it ready.
  • In a bowl,add the softened butter to it and beat it well until it becomes soft and creamy.
  • Add the brown sugar and beat well until it becomes smooth.
  • Add eggs one by one and beat it well
  • Add vanilla extract and combine well
  • Add half the flour and beat till it combines well.
  • Add half of the caramel syrup
  • Add the remaining flour and again beat it 
  • Add the remaining caramel and combine well
  • Add the soaked dry fruits and 4 tbsp of orange juice and fold it well in the batter.
  • Take two baking pan and line it with parchment paper and also butter the pan
  • Pour this in the prepared pan .
  • Bake for 40 to 45 mins.Insert a toothpick,if it come out clean ,it was baked completely.
  • Remove it and let it cool.
  • Now invert it and peel off the parchment paper .
  • Serve the yummy plum cake.

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