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Fruit Cake with Apricot Jam Recipe

Fruit Cake with Apricot Jam is a popular American Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
American Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes
4.5

Ingredients

  • 500 g - fruitcake mix
  • 1 cup - Sugar
  • 2 extra large eggs, whisked
  • 1 cup - water
  • 250 g - Butter or margarine
  • 1 tsp - bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tbsp - smooth Apricot jam
  • 2 cups - flour
  • 2 tbsp - mixed spice
  • 1 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • How to Make Fruit Cake with Apricot Jam:

    1. Preheat the oven to 140 C and prepare a 22 cm cake tin.
    2. Bring the fruitcake mix, sugar, water and butter or margarine to the boil.
    3. Simmer for five minutes.
    4. Remove from the heat and add the bicarbonate of soda (it will froth) and apricot jam.
    5. Leave to cool and add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
    6. Turn the mixture into the prepared cake tin.
    7. Bake for 1.5 hours or until a testing skewer inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
    8. Cool completely.
    9. Wrap in foil and store in an air tight container.



     

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