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Christmas Cake ‘In a Jar’

Christmas Cake ‘In a Jar’

Regular price £7.95 GBP
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Luxury Christmas Cake recipe kit - makes a 6” round cake. This couldn’t be easier to make, all your dry ingredients in one jar which you simply add to your wet ingredients and away you go! This recipe can be made up without the jar as well as varied in size and ingredients to suit on request. Please contact us to discuss any variation and we can provide you with details.


Jar Contains:

Brandy Soaked Luxury Mixed Dried Fruit ~ glacé cherries; sultanas; currants; raisins; apricots; mixed peel

Plain flour

Brown Sugar

Ground Almonds


Allergens: Wheat (gluten); Nuts (almonds); (sulphur dioxide)

You’ll need to add:

100g softened butter

2 eggs

1/2 tbs treacle (or syrup)

2 tbs liquid of choice (ie brandy, orange juice, tea, milk)

* See below for information on other sizes without jar - prices start from just £6


pre-heat oven to 130c Fan Gas Mark 2

Grease and line the base and sides of a 6” cake tin with a double layer of paper 

Beat the wet ingredients together before adding the contents of the jar and mix well

Pour into prepared tin and gently flatten

Cover tin with a double layer of paper and bake for around 3 1/2 to 4 hours until a skewer comes out clean

Cool in tin and once cool pierce and feed with liquid of choice. Feed regularly until Christmas.

Keep tightly wrapped/in an airtight container between feeds

For larger sized cakes, follow above method with the following ingredients and baking times

For 7” 8” & 9” cakes you will need:

Softened Butter: 7” 120g 8” 135g; 9” 150g

Eggs: 7” x 2; 8” & 9” x 3

Treacle (or syrup) 7” 1Tbs 8” 1-2Tbs  9” 2Tbs

Liquid of choice -  7” 2Tbs; 8” & 9” 3-4Tbs


Baking times:
7”    3 3/4 to 4 1/4 hours

8”    4 to 4 1/2 hours

9”    4 1/2 to 5 hours

Local Delivery


Where do you deliver to?

 - Deliveries are within a 10 mile radius from No Frills HQ in Ibstock, however if we don’t cover your address, please feel free to send us a message to discuss. 

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 When do you deliver?

- Home deliveries are made on Tuesdays and/or by appointment 

 When do I need to place my order by?

- All orders placed by 12 noon on Monday will be delivered on Tuesday unless otherwise requested and agreed. 

 What if I’m not home for my delivery?

- You will be able to specify a safe location if you prefer but this will be at your risk and you will need to ensure not only that this is a safe location, but also that your goods will be kept dry etc - remember they won’t be in a plastic bag!!

Local Pickup


Where can I collect my order from?

- Collection of our local pickup orders are available at present from two locations, here at No Frills Refills store (NFR) in Ibstock. Alternatively from The Coal Bunker, Belvoir Road Coalville. or Coalville C.A.N. Memorial Square, Coalville.

 When can I collect?

- Collections from NFR are available during opening hours on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday (30 minutes after opening). Alternative times/days may be possible, just contact us to discuss.

- Collections from The Coalville collection points are available 10 to 3pm Monday to Saturday. You will be notified by email or text when your order is ready for collection.

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