Its a very famous cake in south india especially during christmas time. Very yummy ,rich &delicious.
1 cup plain flour
1 1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter ( in room temp)
Baking powder 1 tsp
Pinch of salt
Dried fruits 1 cup
Cashew nuts 1/4 cup (optional)
I tsp mixed spices (1 cardamom, pinch nutmeg, cinnamon, orange zest)
1 tsp vanilla essence
Golden syrup 1/4 to 1/2 cup
(Toss the dried fruit with 2 Tbs flour & keep it aside)
( sieve all dry ingredients flour, baking powder, spices, salt etc..keep aside)
Cream the butter & sugar until fluffy, then add egg one at a time & beat well
Add vanilla essence & golden syrup , mix well
Next add the flour, mix gently, finally add fruits, mix just combine. Don’t overmix.
Spoon mixture in to a greased pan. Bake for 45-60minutes or until cooked through in a 180 degree preheated oven.Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.