You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Is this correct or an error? I am looking forward to your feedback and can’t wait to see some photos too , Hi Nky,I love your recipe and want to try it out today.but am confused on how to use the citrus peels,do u grate them before boiling and soaking in alcohol or u just extract.pls let me know how to use it in making a fruit cake. Dear Laura,Thanks for sharing the recipe of the Fruit Cake.I prepared your recipe. I changed the fruit to cranberries 1 1/2 cup, figs 1 cup, and apricots 1 cup, and replaced the mace with freshly grated ginger. Try and add something new to it - layers of cream, fruits, jelly. Thank you, Hi Ugochi, good to have you here. Finally bake in the preheated oven (150ºC or 300ºF) for 1 hour or until the cake is springy to touch and has You are blessed dear????? thank u. Hi Nancy dear, have you tried checking your oven temperature with an oven thermometer to be sure the temperature is truly accurate,? – I didn’t use cherries for this cake, but you can if you want to. My next mission is cake baking. Thanks ma. Just came accross ur blog, so excited to try out new stuff. Do I pour the whole mixture into the cake when mixing or do I sieve it out and add fresh rum and zest. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. Would it make a difference? Hi Chidinma, you can get chocolate from any good supermarket. Good afternoon Nky,just came across your recipe and I can say I love this..I’m a self taught cake baker but I haven’t baked a fruit cake before and I must say this is self explanatory..i bought sun dried mixed fruits from the super market and it contains raisins,sultanas and currant and I want to know if the fruits are enough .. Nigerian Cake Recipe (original recipe) Easy Apple Cake Recipe. Feb 22, 2015 - Easy Fruit Cake (Nigerian Christmas Cake) is simply delicious. I am so so happy you finally noticed it Pour the cake batter into the I guess you meant chocolate paste or spread like Nutella(right? This Nigerian cake recipe is not the first posted here. 3. Hi HoniMumi, thanks for your lovely feedback, I'm so glad you found the recipe helpful.As for the cake mix, yes most of them do make great cakes, so feel free to use them as directed in the packet.And yes you can bake with sand or hot stone if you don't have an oven. You will surely love this fruit cake and yes the fruits are enough. Ij, any cup that gives you 75ml will do just fine. Well done ma and God bless you for the recipe..more blessing. 1. Hi Jennifer, if this is your first time, Give me a shout out when you subscribe on youtube or follow Facebook: Fruit cake; a fruity, delicious and extremely tasty cake recipe that keeps you going for more . * Apple cake recipe Add a few browning in case you are baking a Nigerian wedding cake. I could not be more pleased with my first try at a fruitcake. This is just to say thank you! I don't know what else to say than to say I love you sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much. You're welcome Tolu , good to have you here keep me posted on the recipes you try out . We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. I'm so glued to your page and I'm loving it ?. I have a gold tequila of 38% alcohol volume, could I use that instead of rum or brandy? enjoy dear and E.hugs and kisses to you too hun , Pls Nky my cake keep getting burnt, what do i do. Hi Didi, you are to use the whole soaked mixture. Hi Titi, good to have you in the community.Do keep me posted when you try the recipes . There are just too many jollof rice recipes out there but I think this takes the cake. It's okay to buy from a store or order but it's best to bake it at home. One-half hour before cake is done, brush top with corn syrup. No sieving and no need for fresh rum or zest.Let me know how it turned out . Nigerian cakes may not do well if we try to eat them with fork. Prepare the pan by lightly greasing Can I use that in place of brandy or rum? The combination of the fruits soaked in brandy with the spices and browning is an acquired taste. Glad to have you in the community . merry x-mas and happy new year in advance from ur fan kareemat. teaspoon citrus peels(orange, lemon or grapefruit peel). At the beginning I was afraid of the result due to my limited cooking experience, but the result was amazing. I do not bake a lot because I am not a big cake fan. i just discovered your blog,i must say i made your fried rice recipe today and my DH almost bit his tongue. Here I share easy, tasty and mouth-watering recipes-. Try it. Hi Nky. is it from alcoholic red or white wines or brandy, rum, whisky or just any kind of alcohol and if i dont use the alcohol, whats going to happen? Nigerian Cake is rich and dense and this Fruit cake is not far from it. It is a fruity and richer variation of the classic Nigerian Cake and usually a big favorite at Christmas parties. Leave to cool to room temperature and set aside to use on the cake. * How to cover a cake with Fondant 3. 1⁄4 cup water; strain and place in a bowl, then add the alcohol and leave to cool to room temperature and set aside. Decorate with pecan halves and finish baking. (Tightest Hug) lol. And there you have it - an easy Nigerian cake recipe. Thanks, Hi dearie, It depends on where you live . The combination of the fruits soaked in brandy with the spices and browning is an acquired taste. Today I baked my traditional fruit cake and it always brings back lots of happy memories. Please Ma, you have not responded to my question, tnx. Break the eggs into a bowl and gradually add it to the butter-sugar mix , as you continue to cream. This way you can get the family or friemds involved, smell the spices like cinnamon and cloves and best of all, you can customize it the way you want it, Click here for my fruit cake recipe. More grease to your elbow! Some people consider it to be too dense and complicated but try thinking of it as having the best bits in a slice - fruits, nuts, spices, butter, sugar etc. thanks for your lovely feedback, you are so sweet. Hello Nk, nice job you are doing here. Hello, I’m about to try put this recipe but the measurement for baking powder is 1 tablespoon. What more can you ask for in a cake. Yes it is perfect for the cake Hi Nky loves ur blog. Kindly reply asap. 1. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. yes dear, you have to soak it in the alcohol. 4. It can be preserved by wrapping it in a double layer of tight plastic wrap(nylon freezer bags) and then wrapping it again with foil and storing in the freezer.It will last for one month or more in a good freezer.You can also wrap it tight and keep at room temperature, this will last for like 3 to 7days. Top 8 Nigerian Dishes and Recipes. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. The moment the butter melts, put off the heat and pour in the chocolate bit. I don't know how I came across your page, but all the same, I'm grateful for whatever has brought me to this wonderful page of yours. My Nigerian Food showcases Nigerian recipes and food related articles. orange, lemon or grapefruit or a combination of the three. – The citrus peels can be of either orange, lemon or grapefruit or a combination of the three. thanks 4 all d food recipes. It's soooo good! There are many cakes here posted by me and others sent in by blog readers. Also can I brush/inject the cake with more alcohol after baking to increase the shelf life? The fruit really adds a new depth of taste and flavour to this dish that cannot be described but must be tasted to appreciate. can i use only margarine for this cake? May God bless your efforts. The name plz. Gradually add the flour+baking powder mixture, one cup at a time and mix until well incorporated. I hope you enjoy it this Christmas season and always. Ingredients for Browning (Burnt Sugar syrup) Whisk the dry ingredients for about 30 seconds … Yes Nana, you heard right, but I do not inject my cake,I brush my fruit cake with alcohol and then wrap tightly in foil paper and large freezer bag and store away. Banana Cake topped with yogurt and raisins: Banana cake is one of our favorite fruit cakes. don’t worry your cake will be fine thank you so much Ugo, well appreciated sweetie . This is what offers the cake the darkish colour. Thank you. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. Na this one u dey call fruit cake? Nigerian Snacks Recipes. I’ll advice you to try making this fruit cake just as it is in the recipe. What is the mixture that is poured over the cake in the photo? If you'd like the cake to be lightly spiced, add 1/2 teaspoon (1 g) of grated nutmeg. I really love ur all u're doing. Please how much will this fruit cake cost for the ingredients? Lovely cake. <