Gluten-Free Vegan Christmas Cake

  • Our gluten-free Christmas Cake is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. This perfect festive bake can be enjoyed by everyone as it is free from cane sugar and gluten as well as being vegan-friendly!
  • A very easy to make, yet outstanding version of this Christmas special!
  • Free from gluten, cane sugar and dairy!
  • Delicious, rich and moreish.
  • You can swap the fruits and nuts according to your taste preferences.

Other Ingredients

  • 300g vegan margarine.
  • 1 medium size orange.
  • 2 tbsp rum – optional.
  • A sprig of rosemary – to decorate.

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C.
  2. Put 100g margarine, tofu and orange in the blender, blend until smooth.
  3. Chop prunes, figs and hazelnuts and mix all dried fruit and nuts together in a big bowl.
  4. Mix 2tsp egg replacer with 60ml water and set aside.
  5. In a big bowl, mix flour, 1/4tsp salt and coconut sugar with spices.
  6. Add the orange & margarine mix, egg replacer and rum (if you’re using it) to the flour.
  7. Add your nuts and fruits to the cake mixture.
  8. Line a 20cm/8in cake tin with baking paper. Spoon the mixture in and level off the top.
  9. Bake for about 1.5 hours or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  10. Remove from the oven and cool.
  11. Make the icing – in a big bowl mix salt and 200g margarine until fluffy. Add icing sugar alternative, 1/4tsp salt and vanilla seeds and mix for about 5 minutes. Taste and add more icing sugar alternative if it’s not sweet enough.
  12. Decorate your cake and place in the fridge for about an hour.
  13. Enjoy!