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URGENT! Xmas cake in oven - ready or not??

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BebeBelge Mon 03-Nov-14 18:57:56

Help! I am a virgin Xmas cake maker. I am doing Nigella's recipe from the Feast book. The recipe says bake at 150 for 3-3.5hrs. I have just checked after 2 and the skewer is coming out clean and it is firm to the touch. Do I take it out now or trust the recipe and leave it for the full 3 hours??? Gaaaahh!! So want to get this right!

Thank you for any advice!

574ejones Mon 03-Nov-14 19:49:27

What size cake are you making? I made the 1/4 lb one and she recommended 2-2 1/2 hours, and it was ready after 2. Sorry just realised it's probably too late now, but I would take it out.

BebeBelge Tue 04-Nov-14 15:35:14

Thanks! I took it out!

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