spiced stollen tray bake
Spiced Stollen Tray bake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
A cake baked to resemble the flavours of Stollen,
Course: Christmas, Dessert, Tea Time
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: spiced stollen tray bake
Servings: 12
Author: Laura Scott
Ingredients
  • 250 g Unsalted butter softened
  • 250 g Caster sugar
  • 4 Medium eggs
  • 250 g Self-raising flour sifted,
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp Ground black pepper
  • 6 whole Cardamom pods seeds taken out and crushed to a powder,
  • Splash of orange juice
  • 150 g Chopped mixed peel
  • 100 g Marzipan chopped into small chunks
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees,

  2. Whisk together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy using an electric hand whisk or food processor,

  3. Whisk in the eggs, one at a time,

  4. Fold in the flour, the vanilla and the spices,

  5. Add a splash of orange juice to loosen the cake mixture,

  6. Stir through the mixed peel then place the cake batter into a square brownie tin lined with baking parchment,

  7. Dot over the chunks of Marzipan pushing them in lightly to the cake mix,

  8. Bake in the pre-heated oven for 35-40 minutes,

  9. When completely cool, dust a generous layer of icing sugar over the top of the cake and cut into small squares.