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Christmas Cake

Have you already shopped all presents for your loved ones? In case you still have room for some gifts we are now providing you with the perfect recipe! This christmas-inspired cake is great as a present for your host(s) during the holiday festivities or a thoughtful present from grandchildren to their grandparents. After all, a self-made present is something truly special!
by Janine Henschel (18 Dec 2015)

Have you already shopped all presents for your loved ones? In case you still have room for some gifts we are now providing you with the perfect recipe! This christmas-inspired cake is great as a present for your host(s) during the holiday festivities or a thoughtful present from grandchildren to their grandparents. After all, a self-made present is something truly special!

 

Ingredients

4 eggs

4 tbs hot water

1 pack of vanilla sugar

200g almonds

50g flour

1 ts baking powder

1 ts cinammon 1 tbs grounded coffee

150g marzipan

 

Preparation

  • whisk egg yolk, water and vanilla sugar until stiff
  • put whisked egg white on top of egg yolk mix
  • mix almonds, flour, baking powder, cinnaom and coffee and put it onto beaten egg whites
  • fold in softly
  • pour mixture into a floured springform and bake for 40 minutes at 40 degrees Fahrenheit
  • take cake out of form until still warm
  • let cool, then pour melted chocolate over cake
  • roll out marzipan, cut out christmas forms and decorate cake

 

 

Source: Geschenke zum Aufessen, Verlag für die Frau, Leipzig, 1983

 

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