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Fruit Cake Recipe

Fruit Cake is a popular American Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
American Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 1 cup - whole meal flour
  • 1 cup - whole meal self-rising flour
  • 1 cup - Sugar
  • 1/2 cup - Sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • 350 g - Mixed fruit
  • 125 g - margarine
  • 2 - eggs
  • grated rind
  • juice of half a Lemon
  • How to Make Fruit Cake:

    1. In a saucepan, put sugar, margarine and water and stir continuously over gentle heat until sugar is dissolved.
    2. Add dried fruits and allow it to simmer for 3 mins. Remove and cool.
    3. Add in sifted flours including the husks, beaten eggs, sunflower seeds, lemon juice, rind and mix well.
    4. Pour mixture in a well-greased tin and bake in a slow oven at 140 degree C for 1 hour or until cooked.
    5. Allow to cool on wire rack before slicing.


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