Gluten free Christmas cake with raisins
The gluten free Christmas cake is a dessert with an amazing flavor! It smells of vanilla, orange and amaretto (liqueur), all ingredients that recall Christmas!
Inside you will find lots of dried fruit such as pistachios and raisins which, left to soak in amaretto, gave off an enchanting aroma.
The preparation is very simple, just mix all the ingredients in a bowl, create a compact mixture, pour in the dried fruit and bake. In a short time you can enjoy a gluten free, butter free and lactose free dessert with an irresistible taste!
This is a simple recipe, a good alternative to classic Christmas sweets, suitable for those who want to bring a light, healthy and tasty dessert to the table.
Now I leave you to the recipe for my gluten free Christmas cake with raisins!
60 g of Raisins
1 coffee cup of Amaretto liqueur
350 g of Rice Flour
200 g of lactose free Greek yogurt
Q.b Vanilla powder
1 Orange peel
80 ml of Extra virgin olive oil
150 ml of Water
70 g of Pistachios
70 g of Coconut sugar
1 sachet of Baking powder
100 g of Dark chocolate
Q.b Chopped hazelnuts
The first thing to do is to soak the raisins in the amaretto, add a little water, about a coffee cup. Let it rest for 30 minutes. After the time has elapsed, take the raisins and, without squeezing them, place them on absorbent paper, dab until the water is absorbed.
In a bowl, add the dry ingredients, except pistachios and raisins, mix with a fork. Separately beat the eggs and the yolk with a whisk, when the mixture is frothy pour it into the bowl together with the other ingredients.
Add the yogurt, water, oil, mix quickly until the dough is smooth and homogeneous. Add the raisins and coarsely chopped pistachios, mix again and pour the mixture into a 20 cm springform tin lined with baking paper or use a 750 g panettone mold. bake, oven well hot and bake at 180 degrees for 55 minutes (static oven).
Before taking out of the oven, check the cooking with a stick, if the cake is cooked let it rest for a few more minutes in the oven and then take it out of the oven.
When it is completely cooled, melt the chocolate in a bain-marie, as soon as it is completely melted pour it on the cake, add the chopped hazelnuts and currants.
Your Christmas Cake is ready!