Boiled Fruit Cake

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup - jaggery powder
  • 1/2 cup - apple juice (no added sugar)
  • 1/3 cup - butter
  • 1 cup - mixed dry fruits
  • 1/4 cup - chopped candied peel
  • 1/2 tsp - soda
  • 2 tbsp - brandy, rum or tea decoction
  • 1 cup - flour (maida)
  • 1/2 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • blanched almonds for topping

How to Make Boiled Fruit Cake

  • Dissolve jaggery in apple juice.
  • Strain, add butter, fruits and peel. Boil gently for 5 minutes.
  • When it is slightly cooled, add soda, brandy/rum/tea and spice powder. Allow to cool completely.
  • Mix flour with baking powder. Beat the egg.
  • Add these to the cooled fruit mixture. Mix well (Avoid over beating).
  • Pour in a prepared 61/2 round or square tin.
  • Arrange blanched almonds on top. Bake at 180 degrees centigrade till done. ( About 1/2 Hr. )

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