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asked February 15th 2022

Crumbling Christmas cake

The Christmas cake I’ve made for years was this year unusually crumbly, although it is a moist, well fed rich cake, it fell apart when cut. What have I done wrong? Please help


Hi Shaar

This can happen for a variety of reasons ranging from type of flour, not enough eggs/wrong size eggs, not enough liquid or fats and even storage.

Take peek at the many reasons by googling
‘Causes of crumbly fruit cake’. It’s a real eye opener.

Hope suggestions helps 🙂

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