Christmas Cake with a Twist

Christmas Cake with a Twist


November 27, 2014

  • Prep: 24 hrs
  • Cook: 4 hrs
  • Yields: Makes 2 small cakes or 1 large one, small cake serves 8


1kg Mixed Fruit (Sunbeam)

3 Cups of Iced Coffee

2 Cups of SR Flour (sifted)

1/3 Cup of your Favourite Red Wine

2 Sachets of Lipton Chai Latte

1 Packet of Glacé Cherries (optional)

1/2 Cup of Flaked Almonds (optional)


1Combine fruit, iced coffee, red wine and chai latte sachets in a large bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hrs (fruit will absorb most of the liquid).

2Gently fold in SR flour until well combined.

3Spray or butter your baking tin well, line with cherries and almonds.

4Pour in fruit mixture, bang tin on bench to ensure even distribution as the mixture becomes quite thick.

5Place tin in Slow Cooker and fill half way with water.

6Cover with a tea towel under the lid and cook for 4 hrs on high.


Submitted by Kylie Fenech


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