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Coconut & Citrus Christmas Cake

Here’s something I’m going to try when I go back to Perth for

Christmas this year….& it’s gluten free – sshhh don’t tell them!!

Ingredients: 

  • 150g unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 lemon, zest & juice
  • 1 orange, zest & juice
  • 3/4 cup coconut flour/meal
  • 350-500g mixed dried fruit (or chopped dates/sultanas/cranberries……or whatever you like)
  • 80g pistachios, roughly chopped
  • icing sugar for dusting (optional)

Method:

  • Preheat oven 150°C
  • Double line a 20cm round tin with baking paper.
  • Cream butter & sugar until light & fluffy.
  • Add vanilla extract & eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.
  • Stir in zests, juices, coconut flour, mixed fruit & pistachios.
  • Bake for 1hr 20mins or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • Dust with icing sugar.

Enjoy this with family this Festive season….or any time of the year!!
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