Recipe: Plum Cake

Lavanya Mahate with Biscott's shares her favorite holiday recipe with us.

Plum Cake

Ingredients:
Butter- 1 cup
Powdered Sugar- 2 cups
Eggs- 7
Baking Powder- 2 tsp
All Purpose Flour- 1.5 cups
Vegetable Oil- 2 tbsp
Caramel Color- 1 tbsp

Fruit Mix Ingredients:
Dried Fruit & Nut Mix- 2 cups
(raisins, currants, chopped almonds, Pistachio, lemon peel, orange peel, tuti-fruti, figs- 2 tbsp each)
Vanilla essence- 2 tsp
Cinnamon powder- 1 tsp
All Spice- 1 tsp
Cardamom powder- 1 tsp
Orange Juice- 1 no.

Tools:
8 inch round cake tin, lined with parchment paper or paper tins

Method:
Mix all the ingredients under Fruit Mix and keep aside for at least 1 hr.
Sieve flour with baking powder.
Cream butter and powdered sugar. Add eggs, one at a time and beat till well combined. Add oil, vanilla and caramel color and cream further.
Fold in the flour and then the fruit mixture.
Transfer mixture into the prepared tin and bake in a pre-heated (350 degree) oven for 25-30 minutes.

Enjoy!