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GUYANA BLACK CAKE

GUYANA BLACK CAKE. Alimento Base: Mixed fruit, Wash and dry the fruits, then grind or chop the fruits, nuts, and fruit peel together. Caramel: Heat the sugar and when melted, add the wine. Simmer until dark colour is obtained. Mix the wine and the...
Tiempo de preparaciĆ³n 3 h
Tiempo total 3 h
Plato Mixed fruit
Cocina Guyana
Raciones 10 comensales

Ingredientes
  

  • 1 1/2 lb. mixed dried fruit
  • 2 oz. mixed peel
  • 1 tsp. mixed spice
  • 4 oz. chopped peanuts
  • 8 oz. soft brown sugar
  • 8 oz. margarine
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 8 oz. flour
  • 1/2 bottle red wine and/or rum
  • 1 lb. sugar for making caramel
  • 2 tbsp. red wine for making caramel

ElaboraciĆ³n paso a paso
 

  • Preparation
  • Wash and dry the fruits, then grind or chop the fruits, nuts, and fruit peel together.
  • Caramel: Heat the sugar and when melted, add the wine.
  • Simmer until dark colour is obtained.
  • Mix the wine and the rum and pour over the fruits.
  • Leave to soak for a day or more (up to 3 months).
  • Grease and doubly line an 8 inch cake pan.
  • Cream the sugar and margarine.
  • Add eggs one at a time (beaten or unbeaten).
  • Add fruits and stir well.
  • Add enough caramel to make it as dark as desired.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder and powdered spice together.
  • Add a little at a time and fold in.
  • Mix to a soft dropping consistency using wine or rum.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake in a slow oven, 300 degrees F. for 2 hours on the middle shelf.
  • Pour wine and rum over immediately after cake is baked. Repeat 3 or 4 times.