Eggless Fruit Cake

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 340 g - plain flour
  • 1.4 tsp - ground cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp - ground nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 tsp - mixed spice
  • 75 g - butter
  • 180 g - soft brown sugar
  • 180 g - sultana
  • 180 g - black currants
  • 150 g - raisins
  • 30 g - finely chopped candied orange peel
  • 60 g - cherries
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 250 ml - milk
  • 1/2 tsp - soda bicarb
  • 1 pinch - salt

How to Make Eggless Fruit Cake

  • Grease and line the baking tin.
  • Brush the paper with a little butter.
  • In a steel bowl, sift the flour with salt.
  • Mix the spices.
  • Rub in the butter.
  • Add brown sugar.
  • Mix the fruit and stir well.
  • Make a hollow in the centre of the mixture and pour the milk while reserving 2 tbsp.
  • Stir lightly.
  • Warm the 2 tbsp of milk till very hot and pour over the soda bicarb.
  • Stir quickly into the cake mixture without beating.
  • Pour the mixture into the baking tin.
  • Bake in a moderate oven for about an hour.
  • Then reduce the heat and bake till done.
  • Cut into wedges and serve.

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