Almonds – 100 gms chopped Walnuts – 100 gms chopped Pecans – 100 gms chopped
Raisins – 100 gms chopped
Dried Plums – 100 gms chopped
Dried figs – 100 gms chopped
Dates – 100 gms chopped
Ginger peel – 100 gms chopped (You can replace or add Orange peel)
Red cherries(candied) – 100 gms chopped
Basically you can use any dried fruits you like
1. Mix dried fruit soak them in rum and cinnamon powder.
2. Put this mixture into an airtight container and keep it in cool dry place in your kitchen(Don’t refrigerate)
3. You need to mix it every day. Shake the jar. It needs to be soaked at least 1-2 days(Mine is in the jar for the past 3 weeks).
4. You can use this for baking the your Traditional Christmas Fruit Cake.
I did my first batch of baking last evening. It turned out too good. I will share the recipe tomorrow.
Note: As I have to bake more cakes I have soaked the above quantity. You can use 1/4 of the mentioned measurement for a one time use.