I couldn’t just invent a recipe out of thin air so turned to DeliaSmith. I adore the flavours of rich almonds, so it seemed fitting to include amaretto in the recipe instead of Delia’s suggestion of brandy
I just couldn't be without DeliaSmiths Complete Cookery Course book. This fruit cake has been taken from that book and although the cake is now commercially available in a pretty pre-weighted ingredients box in my local Dunnes, I still think it's a worthy post
Add the reminding ingredients - carrot, sultanas, coconut, pecans and orange zest. This recipe comes from the queen of cooking herself, DeliaSmith, and is taken from her recently republished book 'Delia'sCakes'
Recipe adapted from DeliaSmith. Let's talk about carrot cake first. This cake is W-O-N-D-E-R-F-U-L. It's luscious even though it's not too sweet and the cinnamon offsets the flavours in the cake wonderfully
I can take or leave Christmas pudding or Christmas cake but come December I love these little pies. She based her version on the DeliaSmith recipe, which has a greater variety of ingredients within the filing but the overall mass of the recipes is the same