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Fruit Cake.

By Karamazov · Jul 11, 2020 · ·
  1. (All measurement are in British Imperial)

    • 8oz Self-raising Flour
    • 1oz Ground Almonds
    • 1.5tsp Mixed Spice
    • 1tsp Ground Ginger
    • 1tsp Ground Cinnamon
    • 1tsp Ground Cloves
    > Sift into large mixing bowl
    • 6oz Dark Muscovado Sugar
    > mix in.
    • 6oz Butter
    > crumble in with fingers until texture is consistent.
    • 3 Eggs
    > Beat in.
    • 10oz Mixed Dried Fruit
    • 4oz Glacé Cherries
    • 2oz Crystallised Ginger
    > Mix in.
    > Pour into a 10” baking tin that has been greased and lined with baking paper.
    > Place in oven that’s been pre-heated to 160C for 2 hours.
    > Push a sharp knife into the centre: of it comes out clean it’s done, if not add another ten minutes each checking time until it is.
    > Cool in the tin for ten mins, then remove from tin and allow to cool fully.

    Devour without mercy! :D
    Loren, Magna and Michael Balog like this.


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  1. BenderRodriguez
    Super, I'm fussy as hell about sweets, but now I want a slice :D
    1. Karamazov
      Same here: I love making sweet dishes, but have limited tolerance for sugary tastes. Most of my cooking with fresh fruit is too tart for Mrs K and her friends: so I have to put a bowl of sugar on the table for them! Lol.