Christmas Loaf Cake

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A traditional Christmas Cake to make and mature at home! This baking kit contains all the ingredients you need to bake a 2lb Christmas (Loaf) cake, including our signature 82% Fat butter, French patisserie flour and Cotswold-grown Cacklebean eggs. The fruits for this cake are pre-soaked in a little brandy, but for an extra boozy kick, we recommend feeding the cake more brandy each week as you mature the cake at home.

Let the Christmas baking commence! 

Contains alcohol. Difficulty Level: Easy

Perfectly Weighed Ingredients

  • T55 French Patisserie Wheat Flour
  • 82% Fat French Butter
  • Cacklebean Arlington White Egg
  • Dark Brown Sugar
  • Ground Almonds
  • Flaked Almonds
  • Mixed Fruits soaked in Brandy
  • Bicarbonate of Soda
  • Christmas Spices (Cinnamon, Mixed Spice and Cloves)
  • Royal Icing Mix (Icing Sugar & Egg White Powder)
  • Orange
  • Salt

Contains: wheat (gluten), dairy, eggs, nuts (almonds) and sulphur dioxide. For allergens, see ingredients in bold. Also contains alcohol. 

Handy Baking Equipment

  • 2lb Loaf Tin
  • Bamboo Skewer
  • Mini Measuring Cup
  • Baking Parchment

You will also need a large mixing bowl and mixing spoon, a saucepan and hob, a zester, and your oven to bake. You'll need to add either Brandy or Rum* to soak and mature the cake, and a splash of water to bring the icing together.


*If you would prefer a less alcoholic cake, you can use Orange Juice or strong-brewed tea instead. 

Bake-a-long at home to make our Christmas Loaf Cake!

Prep 30 mins + Baking 1 hr 15 mins + Maturing 4-6 weeks
Total: 1 hour 45 mins in the kitchen + 4-6 weeks to mature

THE BAKESTERBOX - Chilled items: please refrigerate immediately. Dry items: store in a cool, dry place. Use within two weeks.

THE CHRISTMAS CAKE - the Christmas Cake will keep for at least 2 months, when tightly wrapped in baking parchment and foil. The more alcohol you feed it, the longer it keeps! We recommend baking this cake 4-6 weeks before you intend to eat it, to let the flavours mature.