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We're really lucky to have Sarah on the Re:Store team - owner of the Rowan Tree Bakery who supply Congar's Cafe with delicious homemade bakes throughout the year.  This year we're delighted to be sharing the Rowan Tree Bakery Christmas cake* recipe for you to bake at home. 

 

The price shown includes a £2 refundable deposit for a jar which will contain your fruit pre-weighed and ready to soak.  If you wish to provide your own container please select 'supply own containers' at checkout and bring a named 1.5kg container to the shop for us to weigh your order into.  We will be happy to provide you with a £2 cash refund at the same time!

 

The cake mix comes with four pre-weighed packs of dry goods and full instructions.  You can choose from:

 

*Regular

*Nut-free

*Gluten-free

Vegan

Vegan and gluten-free

 

* denotes Rowan Tree Bakery recipe

 

The following ingredients are not included:

 

Regular/nut-free/gluten-free (Rowan Tree Bakery):

30ml Brandy (to make it alcohol free, you can use orange juice instead)

225g Butter

4 Medium Free-range eggs

1 tablespoon Black treacle

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 Lemon (rind and juice needed)

 

Vegan/Vegan and gluten-free

100ml brandy, rum or orange juice.  We tried amaretto and would recommend!

175g vegan margarine

30g/1 heaped tablespoon Black treacle

Finely grated zest of 1 large unwaxed lemon

Finely grated zest of 1 large orange

120ml unsweetened plant milk

2 tablespoons red or white wine vinegar

Extra alcohol or juice for feeding

 

To decorate (if you choose the glazed fruit pictured):

A selection of nuts and dried fruit, e.g. blanched almonds, walnuts and cranberries (not provided)

5 tablespoons apricot jam

1 tablespoon brandy

Christmas Cake Mix - 8"/20cm cake

SKU: XM-FO-PPK-CM
£12.00Price
  • Sulphides, wheat/gluten, nuts including peanuts, almonds and walnuts depending on the mix selected

  • Pre-packed ingredients (allergens in bold):

    Pack A (Regular/GF): sultanas (sunflower oil), currants, raisins (sunflower oil), chopped mixed peel (orange peel, glucose-fructose syrup, sugar, lemon peel, acidity regulator E330 may contain sulphides), glace cherries (cherries, glucose-fructose syrup, sugar, acidity corrective E330, preservative E202, colouring E127)

    Pack A (vegan): sultanas (sunflower oil), currants, raisins (sunflower oil), cranberries (sugar, sunflower oil), chopped mixed peel (orange peel, glucose-fructose syrup, sugar, lemon peel, acidity regulator E330 may contain sulphides), glace cherries (cherries, glucose-fructose syrup, sugar, acidity corrective E330, preservative E202, colouring E127)

    Pack B (regular): plain flour (wheat gluten), ground almonds, mixed spice (coriander, cinnamon, fennel, ginger, caraway, cloves, nutmeg, pimento) - almonds will be substituted for flour in nut-free mix

    Pack B (GF): Gluten-free flour, ground almonds, mixed spice (coriander, cinnamon, fennel, ginger, caraway, cloves, nutmeg, pimento)

    Pack B (vegan/vegan and GF): organic all-purpose gluten-free flour, ground almonds, mixed spice (coriander, cinnamon, fennel, ginger, caraway, cloves, nutmeg, pimento), cinnamon, nutmeg

    Pack C (regular/GF): unrefined light brown muscovado sugar

    Pack C (vegan/vegan GF): unrefined dark brown muscovado sugar, unrefined light brown muscovado sugar

    Pack D (regular/GF): chopped mixed nuts (almonds, peanuts, walnuts)

    Pack D (nut-free): cranberries (sugar, sunflower oil)

     

     

     

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