December 19, 2013

BRAZIL CHRISTMAS CHOCOLATE FRUIT CAKE WITHOUT ALCOHOL AND ORANGE JUICE/ CHOCOLATE BOLO DE FRUTAS NATAL/NO ALCOHOL VERSION/ BOLO DE NATAL/ EASY BUTTER FREE PLUM CAKE



Exactly one more week to christmas and blog world is in the shower of this beautiful festival recipes..Already lots of blogs shared christamas cakes and cookies..I too  posted few recipes in the last week..May be those may not suits to this festive but work outs well in this holidays.By the way,do you know about christmas???
Christmas means ""feast day of christ" which we celebrate in the honor of Jesus birth..25th december is celebrated as x-mas all over the world and it is the most Important day for christians after easter. The tradition of celebarting may different from country to country but every where nearly included feast,gifts and santa claus..This festival traditions are several types and every church has special in organizing like setup of a crib,advent wreaths,carols,candle lights decorating with colourful balls,flowers and lights and the most important chirstmas tree. etc..Most of the families arranges get-togethers with neighbours,collegues and relatives.The food differs family  to family but most of families includes meat like turkey,ham.roast beef or lamb. The traditional dessert is plum cake and fruit bread.Santa claus is specila appearnce in parties and who brings gifts and cards for children and makes them happy.

WHAT IF FRUIT CAKE:Fruit cake is made with chopped dry fruits and nuts or candied fruits..Mostly rich versions are soaked in rum..But nowadays people trying no-alocholic versions also egg free cakes.Method of fruit cake is different from country to country and depending on its alcohol quantity shelf life is longer means can store for years.The secret behind of long shelf life is wrapping the cake in alcohol soaked linen before storing.Adding nuts and dry fruits is differ from person to person according to their choices and most of the people uses raisins,cherries,almonds,tutti fruttis,sultanas etc...Those who don`t likes too sweet can go with this fruit cake which is loaded with full of crunchy nuts...Well,,bloggers are tempting me with beautiful baked goodies and for a variation I tried BRAZIL FRUIT CAKE WHICH IS CHOCOLATE VERSION..Carrot cake and chocolate cakes are my favourite.But after tasting this fruit cake I replaced carrot cake with fruit cake and seriously addicted to this declious cake...This time I also tried some thing to decorate the cake and I think it`s looking good too..


CATEGORY-BAKING/CHRISTMAS CAKE/FRUIT CAKE
PREPARATION TIME-30  MINUTES
BAKING TIME- 35-40 MINUTES


WHAT YOU NEED

All purpose flour/maida-250 grams/2 cups

sugar-1 cup
baking powder-1/2 tbsp
milk-1/2 cup
olive oil-1/2 cup
cashews+almonds+black raisins-1 cup chopped finely
dried prunes+walnuts+brazil nuts-1 cup chopped finely
eggs-2
cocoa powder-1/4 cup


HOW TO BAKE

Chop all nuts finely..It takes little bit time.But be patient.



Now Take a wide bowl and pour in oil,sugar,milk and mix..Break eggs in this and mix once..

Pour in cocoa,flour,baking powder..Mix every thing well with spatula...


Now throw in all chopped nuts and give a good mix...


Pre heat oven at 180 degree C.Apply butter oil or butter to cake tin and dust with flour..


Tilt the tin and remove excess flour..Pour the cake batter in to tin..


Bake for 35 minutes and check out with tooth pick...If it looks wet with cake batter bake for 5-8 minutes more then check again.


Once when you feel the cake is done turn off oven and remove cake tin..


After 15 minutes loose edges with knife carefully and flip it on a wire rack..


Keep aide for few minutes then slice n serve..



EASY TO DO WITH PICS




DECORATION  PART


Melt 150 grams of bitter chocolate with 1-2 tbsp of milk in double boiler method and keep this bowl in fridge for 15 minutes at least...When cake cools down using spatula frost cake with chocolate and top with colourful cake decorating sprinkles.If you have put some cherries..




TRANSLATE TO PORTUGUESE


BRAZIL NUTS -AS CASTANHAS -do-BRASIL

CASHEWS-CAJU

ALMONDS- AMÊNDOAS

RAISINS- PASSAS

DRIED PRUNES- AMEIXAS SECAS

WALNUTS- NOZES


MAHAS NOTES

YOU CAN USE ANY NUTS WHICH ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU...

CAN REPLACE OIL WITH BUTTER TOO.

WHAT EVER THE NUTS YOU USE SHOULD BE 2 CUPS.ALSO CHOP VERY FINELY..

USE GOOD COCOA..


WISH A VERY HAPPY.HEALTHY AND JOY FUL CHRISTMAS EACH AND EVERY ONE..
"ADVANCE HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL 2014"




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