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Delicious Plum Cake by Chef Kaushik Mitra as his favourite Christmas delight

Delicious Plum Cake by Chef Kaushik Mitra was the response when Today’s Traveller invited Chef Kaushik Mitra, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Bangalore to share his favourite Christmas Delight.

Christmas is the season of joy, of gift-giving, food and of family-bonding.

Chef Kaushik Mitra - DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Bangalore
Chef Kaushik Mitra – DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Bangalore


Preparation time- 15 – 20 mins


  • Butter                                                                         900 gms
  • Brown sugar                                                              1 kg
  • Eggs                                                                          24 nos.
  • Refined Flour                                                             700 gms
  • Baking powder                                                           40 gms
  • Cocoa powder                                                           100 gms
  • Oil                                                                              100 ml
  • Soaked fruits                                                               3 kg

(raisins, candied peels and cherries, chopped)              

Plum Cake by Chef Kaushik Mitra
Plum Cake by Chef Kaushik Mitra DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Bangalore


  1. Cream butter, brown sugar together with eggs.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder and cocoa powder together.
  3. Fold in the flour with egg batter and add soaked fruits into it.
  4. Add oil mix gently.
  5. Transfer mixture in to the prepared tin and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 degree Celsius for 30 to 40 minutes

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