Christmas cake

Rich spiced fruit cake packed with brandy soaked fruit

Ordering closed for 2020

check back next year for more delicious treats

Complete your festive celebrations with this fragrant delight

This traditional fruit cake is moist, sweet and mellow.  My recipe was designed for maximum flavour and the only preservative it contains is a generous quantity of brandy!

 

It's lovingly made with bounteous volumes of jucy vine fruits all soaked overnight so they're bursting with deliciousness.

 

Baked with my own blend of winter spices, almonds and citrus zest, your cake will be matured allowing the flavours to develop and mellow so it's perfect for you to enjoy on Christmas Day. 

Whats inside?

This cake really is the very best. It's packed full of vine fruits, citrus, nuts and winter spices.

Filled with raisins, currents, sultanas and cherries all plump from a long soaking in an extremely generous quantity of brandy. 

Richly fragrant with citrus and spices.

Decorated with traditional marzipan & fondant or roasted nuts.

Choose the nutty topped or fondant & marzipan coated version

My Indian customers tell me that this is very similar to plum cake. So, If you are feeling nostalgic for a slice of plum cake, why not give this a try?

One Happy customer's Google review:


"(When) something so delicious reaches me, it cant survive over a few days :)

 
This has been one of the best cakes so far for me. While I was relishing this cake, there was nostalgia, happiness and many other emotions - all at once."

Small nutty topped cake €14.95 (Collection)
Square shaped, 10cm x 10cm x 3cm, 300g,  4-6 portions

 

Mini nutty topped cake €16.50 (via post)

Square shaped, 10 x 10 x 2cm 200g- sent via post within the Netherlands. Box is 110x110x28mm and should fit through most post boxes. Price includes delivery. 

 

 
Large nutty topped cake €28 (collection)

Round shaped, 15cm x 5cm, 850g, 12 portions

 


Small  iced cake with holly decoration €23 (collection)
Square shaped, 10 x10x 4cm, 600g,  4-6 portions

 

 

Large iced cake with holly decoration €58 (collection)
Round shaped, 15cm x 6cm, 1500g, 12 portions


Brandy Butter €2.50 (collection)
Add a tub of sweet brandy butter and enjoy melted over warm Christmas cake or mince pies
150g (only available for collection)

Collection

I'm only able to post the mini nutty cake, all other options can be collected,

Delivery in not available for this offer.

 

 Friday 4th December and Saturday 5th December.

Collect from:

KMcakes:

Beukenlaan 2, 5581HG, Waalre

(Friday: 9:00-17:30 or Saturday 9:00-12:00)

or

Eindhoven Centre - Creative Town Concept Store:

Het College 22, 5611 EH Eindhoven + €1.50

(Friday/Saturday: 11:30-17:30 or Sunday 12:00-17:00)

Last date to order: 22nd November. 

Ordering closed for 2020

check back next year for more delicious treats

How to serve

Traditionally, this cake is eaten with Christmas afternoon tea in small slices with a glass of brandy or sherry, or of course with a nice cup of tea.

 

Or try these mouth watering suggestions:

• Try heating your slice and serving with a dolop of brandy butter available

to order from KMcakes above

• Serve with a slice of mature cheese
• Pour custard over and enjoy it as a warm dessert
• Try with a scoop of good quality vanilla ice cream
•  Or like me, just sneak a tiny sliver on your way past

CONFIRMATION

I'll get in touch asap to send you an invoice plus a Tikkie for super easy payment.  

Your order is secured when payment is received. I will do my best to get back to you within 2 working days.

COLLECTION
Collection is on Friday 4th + Saturday 5th December (also Sunday 6th from Creative Town)

Your cake will be available at your chosen location on the day of collection. Please note that you must collect from the location you choose when ordering

 

Cakes can either be collected from KMcakes in Waalre or Creative Town in Eindhoven centre (+€1.50). Please note that collection times are different for each location.

KMcakes: Beukenlaan 2, 5581HG, Waalre (Friday 9:00-17:30 or Saturday 9:00-12:00)

OR
Creative town (+€1.50): Het College 22, 5611 EH, Eindhoven (Friday 11:00-17:30,  Saturday 11:00-17:30 or Sunday 12:00-17:00)

I am not able to offer delivery on any Christmas cakes. If you can't collect, try the mini cake which can be sent to you via PostNL.

POSTAL

The mini nutty cake is available for for delivery via PostNL. It will be placed in a box that is 110 x 110 x 28mm and should fit through most post boxes (brievenbox). 

STORAGE

Your cake will last at least until the end of December when stored in a cool dark place. Please do not expose to direct sunlight, warm temperatures or damp conditions.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

See here

CANCELLATION

See Terms and Conditions (algemene voorwarden) 

INGREDIENTS

Christmas cakes contain:

Cake: Krenten, tarwebloem, boter, suiker, ei, rozijnen, witte rozijnen, biggeraux (kersen, suiker, glucose-fructosestroop, zuurteregelaar:citroenzuur, kleurstoffen:E120,E142), brandy, amandelen, melasse, sinnasappel, citroen, specerijen (inc kaneel)

Nutty topped cakes also have pecans, walnuts.

Marzipan: sugar, almonds, glucose syrup, water, invert sugar syrup, humecant E420, preservative E202

Fondant: sugar, glucose syrup, water, humectant: vegetable glycerine E422, palm oil*, emulsifier: mono & diglycerides of fatty acids E471, stabiliser: Gum Tragacanth E413, preservative: Potassium sorbate E202, natural vanilla flavouring

Decoration: Suiker, aardappelzetmeel, glucosesiroop, cacaoboter, maizena, verdikkingsmiddel: carboximethylcellulose, kleurstof: E171, E131. Smaakstof. Preserveringsmiddel: kalium sorbaat, thickener: carboxymethyl cellulose E466 (CMC),.

Kleurstoffen : glycerine, silicon dioxide E551, propylene glycol E1520, colours E104, E110, E129, E133. E104 & E110, E129 kan de activiteit of oplettendheid van kinderen nadelig beïnvloeden. E104,  may have an adverse effect on activity and attention in some children.
 

 

ALLERGENS

Please note that these Christmas cakes contain nuts, gluten, wheat, eggs, butter(milk/lactose) and cinnamon, they could also have come into contact with other allergens. 
The cakes are made in a company where gluten , coffee, eggs, wheat, lactose, milk, soya, nuts, butter, grains, cocoa and other allergens are used. KMcakes is not responsible for any possible allergic reactions.

Gemaakt in een bedrijf waar ook gluten, koffie, tarwe, eieren, lactose, aardnoten, soja, melk, noten, aardnoten, soja, boter, granen, cacao, of andere allergenen wordt verwerkt.

KMcakes is niet verantwoordelijk voor mogelijke allergische reacties.

I am un-able to accomodate allergy requests for this offer. If you'd like a gluten free, vegan, egg free or alcohol free cake, please check out the options on the 'Birthday' page.

VEGETARIAN?

Please note that the cake contains cherries which are usually coloured with E120 (carmine) which is not vegetarian. If you'd like a vegetarian version of the cake, just let me know (info@kmcakes.nl)

ENJOY

I really hope you enjoy your Christmas cake and that it brings you a little joy at the end of this crazy year.

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