• prep: 40 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    The cake can be served right away or allowed to age, from three days to six weeks: Wrap the cake in cheesecloth, keep it at room temperature, and pour 2 to 3 tablespoons of rum over the top every few days, or once a week if storing longer.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup golden raisins
    • 1 cup dried apricots, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
    • 1/2 cup dried candied ginger, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
    • 1/2 cup Candied Kumquats for Candied Kumquat Tartlets in syrup, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
    • 4 whole star-anise pods
    • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise, seeds scraped and reserved
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1 tablespoon loose-leaf black tea, preferably Bellocq Christmas
    • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
    • Grated zest of 1 lemon, plus 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
    • 1 cup raw pistachios, toasted and chopped
    • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon ground cardamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground fennel seed
    • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
    • 4 large eggs, room temperature
    • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade, plus more for garnish (optional)
    • 3 tablespoons golden rum
    • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 684 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 35 g 53.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 18 g 90.08%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 87 mg 28.99%
    • Sodium: 208 mg 8.66%
    • Calcium: 99 mg 9.88%
    • Potassium: 443 mg 12.65%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 85 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.47%
    • Sugar: 61 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 26.16%
    • Vitamin C 5.51%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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