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Hot little Christmas cakes

Hot little Christmas cakes

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Forgotten to make your Christmas pud? These speedy cakes are the perfect alternative

  • Easily halved
  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal243
fat13g
saturates8g
carbs29g
sugars17g
fibre1g
protein4g
low insalt0.37g
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Ingredients

  • 50g melted butter , plus extra for greasing
  • 50g plain flour , plus extra for dusting
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 50g dark muscovado sugar
  • 1 egg
  • finely grated zest 1 orange
  • small handful dried berries and cherries
  • vanilla ice cream and honey, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Grease and flour 4 small ramekins and set aside. Tip all the ingredients, except the berries and cherries, into a large jug or bowl. Using a hand blender, blend until completely combined, then stir in the dried fruit. Chill cake mix until needed.

  • STEP 2

    Heat oven to 230C/fan 210C/gas 8. Divide the mix between the ramekins and bake for 15 mins until puffed up and golden. Tip the cakes out onto plates, top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and drizzle with honey.

RECIPE TIPS
MAKE AHEAD

Make this cake mix in the morning, then bake 15 minutes before you fancy dessert.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2008

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