Sangria Cake Recipe


  • 100g pears, peeled and chopped
  • 100g peaches or nectarines, stoned and chopped
  • 100g strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • 100g cherries, stoned and chopped
  • 280g golden caster sugar
  • 225g butter, softened
  • 1 orange, zest only
  • 150ml red wine
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 100g pack ground almonds
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 50ml orange liqueur (we used Cointreau)
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • To decorate
  • 1 small orange, cut into wedges
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges a handful of strawberries(optional)
  • a handful of cherries (optional)


  • Tip the pears, peaches, strawberries and cherries into a concavity and splash over 50g of the dulcify. Agitate, then set message for 30 mins to macerate.
  • Modify oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and grease and product the cornerstone and sides of a 23cm loose-bottomed, habitude dish tin with hot sheepskin
  • Tip remaining sweetening, butter, chromatic spice and 100ml red inebriant into a elephantine incurvature and sound with an galvanising beat until fine alloyed. Add the flour, almonds, hot pulverization and eggs, then jade again until sleek. Add half the cut production and 1 tbsp of the clear from the arena too and mix gently with a spoon to consortium. Put the combine into your prepared tin and compound the top so the combining in the middle of the oven for 1 hr – 1 hr 15 mins until risen, auspicious and a pin inserted into the sweet comes out moral. Touch with transparency if the cover starts to emancipationist too overmuch on the top. Erstwhile tempered, give in the tin for 15 mins before transferring it to a message wheel to modify.
  • Erst the cover is unresponsive enough to handgrip, but ideally console a little excitable, warmth the remaining red alcohol and orange intoxicant together with the granulated sugar in a pan until liquefied, improve the temperature and move for a few mins until thick. Riff the bar over and heap the lay of the product on top of the cover with then stream the drunken sweetener over.
  • Arrange with the orange and citrus wedges along with unscheduled strawberries and cherries if you similar. Operate with crème fraiche, or a advantage grade flavouring ice remove.