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Czechaslovakian Fruit cake (Bublanina) Recipe

Ingredients for people

  • Caster sugar : 250 g
  • Plain flour : 300 g
  • Baking powder : 16 g
  • Whole egg(s) : 4 whole
  • Sunflower oil : 100 ml
  • Lemon(s) : 1 whole
  • Semi-skimmed milk : 300 ml
  • Cherries in syrup : 400 g
  • Maldon salt : 1 pinch(es)
  • Vanilla Paste : 1 tea spoon

    Part two of the recipe
  • Unsalted butter : 25 g
  • Plain flour : 25 g
  • Soured cream : 100 g
  • Icing sugar : 50 g
Method
  • 1Part one

    Preheat the oven at 175 °C

    Grease and flour a Cake mould with 25g of flour and sugar.

    Zest the lemon .

    Into a clean bowl add the sugar, flour and baking powder and whisk lightly.
    Add in the eggs, oil, salt, lemon zest, vanilla and milk and mix until combined, you should have a smooth batter mix.

    Pour the batter mix into a baking tray and top with the cherry, spreading on the batter evenly, covering the entire baking tray.

    Put it into the oven for approximately 45 minutes.

    When a skewer comes out clean the cake is done.

  • 2To serve

    Scoop the sour cream and dust the icing sugar on top the cake.

Chef's tip

«Try varying the flavours in your cake by using different tinned fruit such as apricot. »

Bublanina is a traditional Czechoslovakian fruit cake made using cherries.

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  • Preparation  10mins
  • Cooking time  40mins
  • Rest time  5hrs

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