Fruitcake with Apricot Jam

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves:6
Rated : 4 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 500 g - fruitcake mix
  • 1 cup - Sugar
  • 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
  • 2 - extra-large eggs, whisked
  • a pinch - salt
  • 1 tsp - baking powder

How to Make Fruitcake with Apricot Jam

  • Preheat the oven to 140 degrees C and prepare a 22-cm cake tin.
  • Bring the fruitcake mix, sugar, water and butter or margarine to the boil and simmer for 5 mins.
  • Remove from the heat and add the bicarbonate of soda (it will froth) and apricot jam. Leave to cool.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Turn the mixture into the prepared cake tin and bake for 1 1/2 hrs or until a skewer inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  • Cool completely. Wrap in foil and store in an air-tight container.