One of the more popular holiday gifts you can give someone is a fruitcake recipe book. These books usually contain over 500 recipes for all types of cakes and pastries, which can make great gifts for people of any age. A lot of people love to eat cake but don’t actually want to cook it, so these recipes are a nice way to enjoy the fruit without cooking the cake. There are many different kinds of fruit cake recipes available in most bookstores or online, but you will want to find one that you like the best. Here are some tips on how to choose a great fruit cake recipe.
Dried Fruits-This type of cake
Dried Fruits-This type of cake is commonly made by baking dry fruits, which are apples, cranberries, blueberries, kiwi slices, and dried fruit slices such as almond extract. Most recipes will call for at least two dried fruits, but you can add more if you like. The dried fruit gives a moist consistency and a subtle brandy taste, and it allows the fruit cake to last for a very long time. The brandy taste is not the only reason to use dried fruits; they also have an earthy aroma that most people love. Choosing dried fruits will enhance the flavor of your dessert.
Butter Cream Cake
Butter Cream-If you cannot find dry fruits in your area, you can substitute butter for them in your fruit cake recipe. While you can get the same effect from vegetable oil, you can get the same buttery taste from butter. When using butter, you should stir your ingredients very gently so that they do not lump together. If you don’t like the taste of butter, you can also substitute margarine instead of butter.
No-Alcohol Option-This is an excellent alternative for people who are very particular about the ingredients that are or aren’t alcohol-based. In this no-alcohol fruit cake recipe, all you need is sugar, eggs, and milk. Mix all three ingredients together until they form a smooth paste. Next, you just have to whip some sugar into the mixture and you’ve got yourself a delectable moist fruit cake recipe.
Fruit Saturated Fruits-This is another way to have your cake prepared without all the sugar and calories that come with it. To prepare this dessert, simply soak wet fruits overnight and then beat them in a blender until they become smooth. Next, you can place them on a baking tray and heat them up in your oven at a 200-degree temperature for an hour and a half. After an hour and a half, you can frost the cake with a spatula and drizzle it with some no-alcohol icing.
Dark Brownies-The ingredients used for these cakes are quite simple. All you have to do is bake the dry components and mix in the wet ingredients. Next comes the fun part of decorating. You can either use dark brownie mix or start off by using a box of Ghiradelli chocolate chips, which are available in many supermarkets or you can make your own dark brownie mix from scratch.
Candlelight Fruit Cake-You can add a layer of cream cheese to the batter, cover it with a Graham cracker crust, and bake it in a preheated oven. When it’s done, you can put it in the refrigerator and let it cool completely. The coolant will run out as you cut into the cake, but you can still add some icing to make it look like it’s still summer. For an extra special treat, try putting a layer of candied fruit in the middle of the cake before you frost it.
Chocolate-Icing sugar and cocoa powders are the only two ingredients you need for this recipe. Mix the dry ingredients together and then pour the wet mixture into the dry ingredients. Place the cooled mixture into the pan and then bake it. Before you dust it off, sprinkle it with baking powder so that you can easily remove the chocolate dust.