Gluten Free Dundee Cake no added sugar

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With the festive season fast approaching, FREEE by Doves Farm ensures that those on a gluten free diet can enjoy home baking this Christmas. With a range of delicious Christmas recipes that the whole family will enjoy, festive free from baking couldn’t be easier. From a delicious fruity Christmas Cake through to a luxurious Chocolate Christmas Pudding, all of the recipes are gluten free, making Christmas entertaining easy for everyone.


Gluten Free Dundee Cake no added sugar
Gluten Free Dundee Cake no added sugar
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Recipe by FREEE by Doves Farm (freee-foods.co.uk)
Servings
1 cake
Cook Time
2 hours
Servings
1 cake
Cook Time
2 hours
Gluten Free Dundee Cake no added sugar
Gluten Free Dundee Cake no added sugar
Print Recipe
Recipe by FREEE by Doves Farm (freee-foods.co.uk)
Servings
1 cake
Cook Time
2 hours
Servings
1 cake
Cook Time
2 hours
Ingredients
Cake
  • 175 g apricots
  • 200 ml cold water
  • 75 g glace cherries
  • 150 ml boiling water
  • 300 g mixed dried vine fruits
  • 200 g FREEE Plain white flour
  • 1 tsp FREEE Baking powder
  • 1 orange rind & juice
  • 200 g butter softened or vegan alternative
  • 3 eggs or or 3 tbsp FREEE Chickpea Flour + 6 tbsp water
Topping
  • 125 g blanched almonds or 50 large coconut flakes
Servings: cake
Instructions
Cake
  1. Put the apricots and cold water into a saucepan, bring to the boil, cook gently for 10 minutes then remove from the heat and leave to cool.
  2. Quarter the cherries, put them into another bowl with 150ml boiling water and set these to one side.
  3. Put the mixed dried vine fruit into another bowl, sieve the flour and baking powder over top, mix lightly and set these aside.
  4. Grate the orange rind, squeeze the juice and leave these for later.
  5. Line the base and sides of a 18m/7" deep, round baking tin with two layers of parchment paper and pre-heat the oven.
  6. Purée the cold apricots and any remaining liquid, add the butter and beat together until combined.
  7. Beat in the eggs one at a time (or chickpea flour + water) followed by the grated rind and juice.
  8. Stir in the prepared fruit and flour.
  9. Stir the prepared cherries, drain and discard the water then add them to the bowl.
  10. Mix well then tip the mixture into the prepared tin and smooth the top.
Topping
  1. Press the almonds (or coconut flakes) into the top of the cake in a circular pattern.
  2. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 1¾- 2 hours.
  3. Allow the cake to cool in the tin.
  4. When cold, store the cake in an airtight tin or well wrapped in tin foil.
Recipe Notes

Temperature    

170°C, Fan 150°C, 325°F, Gas 3

Cooking Time

1¾- 2 hours

Equipment       

18m/7" deep, round baking tin 

Free From and Dietary Notes

Free from Gluten, Wheat and Soya. Vegetarian. Without Crystal sugar

Where suggested alternatives are shown, follow these to make this recipe also free from eggs, dairy and/or nuts. Can also be Vegan. 

FREEE by Doves Farm products

  • FREEE Plain White Flour
  • FREEE Baking Powder

 

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