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Eggless Dundee Cake Recipe

Gayathri Kumar
Eggless Dundee Cake Recipe is a Scottish cake which is lighter than the regular plum cake / Christmas cake and bursts with citrus flavour
Course Cakes
Cuisine Scottish


  • 90 gm Butter
  • 90 gm Light brown sugar
  • 2 tbs Orange Marmalade
  • 1 tsp Orange Zest
  • 110 gm Maida
  • 50 gm Almond meal
  • ¾ tsp Baking Powder
  • 110 ml Buttermilk
  • 230 gm Mixed Dry Fruits
  • 20 gm Candied Orange Peel
  • 25 gm Milk powder
  • 30 ml Milk
  • 75 gm Blanched Almonds


  • Preheat oven to 160C.
  • In a bowl, combine maida, almond meal, baking powder, milk powder and mix well. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, cream together butter and light brown sugar.
  • Add zest and marmalade and whisk until incorporated.
  • Add the butter milk little by little and beat together. The mix might look curdled, but it is completely fine.
  • Add the dry ingredients and fold everything together.
  • Add a tsp of flour to the dry fruits and peel mix and mix well.
  • Add it to the batter and fold them together.
  • Finally add milk and mix well.
  • Transfer the batter to a 7” lined and greased round tin. Decorate the top of the cake with blanched almonds.
  • Bake the cake in preheated oven for 30-35 minutes.
  • Cool on wire rack, flip the cake, remove the butter paper and flip it back on to a serving plate.
  • Use a sharp knife to slice the cake into wedges.
  • Remaining cake can be wrapped in cling film and stored in airtight box for two days at room temperature.
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