Best Ever Christmas Cakes

Raisin, Currant and Grand Marnier Christmas Cake
Few images encapsulate the idea of Christmas cooking better than the traditional Christmas cake, teeming with dried fruits and perfumed with brandy. MiNDFOOD has put together our best ever Christmas cake recipes, with easy to follow steps.

Raisin, Currant & Grand Marnier Christmas Cake

Pictured above, this seriously delicious Christmas cake is full of festive cheer and subtle spices.

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How-To: Christmas Cake

Get your kitchen smelling delicious with MiNDFOOD’s tried and true, classic family Christmas Cake recipe. Served with delicious glace clementines.

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Michael’s mum’s original Christmas cake recipe

michael's christmas cake

Editor-in-chief Michael McHugh makes his mum’s famous fruit cake recipe for Christmas every year. The rich, dense cake is doused in brandy and wrapped in newspaper ready for Christmas day.

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Christmas Cake with Cranberries and Brandy Custard


This picture perfect Christmas cake will become an instant family favourite. Serve with homemade brandy custard.

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Christmas Cake with Fruit


The ultimate Christmas Cake that everyone will enjoy. You can even make this today, it saves for three months!

Plump Fruit Cake

This dense, fruit-packed plum cake is made in one saucepan with no fuss, it is perfect to decorate as your Christmas cake.

Make-Ahead Christmas Cake

You can cross one more thing off your Christmas to-do list by baking this traditional cake ahead of time. This version will keep for at least four months.

Full-Of-Fruit ‘Boiled’ Christmas Cake

Our version of a Christmas favourite


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