Delicate Kugelhupf Recipe

Delicate Kugelhupf


200 g  unsalted butter ( soft ), 120 g caster sugar, 4 large eggs,
400 g self raising flour or plain flour with 6 level  teaspoons of baking powder ( sifted )
100 g  sultanas
110 g currants 
110 g  almond
grated rind of one lemon ( unwaxed or organic )
2 tablespoons of rum
pinch of salt
1 or  2 tablespoons of milk, if needed

How to make Delicate Kugelhupf

  1. cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy 
  2. add  grated lemon rind and pinch of salt and mix in 
  3. stir in 1 egg at a time with some of the sifted flour,  
  4. mix in the rum and stir in gradually all the flour 
    if the mixture is too dry add some milk ,but the cake mixture should not be to runny as the fruit would sink to the bottom while baking 
  5. now add your sultanas, currants, mixed peels and mix all together  
  6. put cake mixture  into a baking tin, which has been greased and dusted with flour , place in oven and bake 
  7. check if ready by inserting a skewer and if it comes out clean it is ready 
  8. allow the cake to cool for a few minutes in the tin , then turn out onto wire rack to cool completely and dust with icing sugar


Question from the Chef

“Kugelhupf it's a typical dish of...which european country?”

  • muttoneer
    muttoneer says

    My aunt in Austria has told me it's from there... is that right?

  • foodandmood
    foodandmood says

    I read from South German, maybe is a region in the middle of these two conutries :-)

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