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Boiled Fruitcake Recipe

July 14th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

Boiled Fruitcake Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1cupsugar
  2. 1cupwater
  3. 2 2/3cupsmixed fruit(eg currants, raisins, golden raisins, dates, prunes, dried cherries or cranberries)
  4. 1/3cupmixed peel
  5. 1/3cupglace cherries
  6. 1/3cupslivered almonds
  7. 1/2teaspoonnutmeg
  8. 1/2teaspooncinnamon
  9. 1/2teaspoonmixed spice(similar to pumpkin pie spice)
  10. 1/2cupbutter
  11. 1teaspoonbicarbonate of soda
  12. 1cupself raising flour
  13. 1cupall-purpose flour
  14. 2eggs(beaten)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat your oven to 350f.
  2. Place the sugar, water, fruit, peel, glace cherries, almond, spices, soda and butter in a saucepan.
  3. Bring to the boil stirring constantly.
  4. Remove from the heat when it reaches the boil, and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the beaten egg, sifted flours and pour into a prepared tin-greased and lined 7 inch square or 8 inch round cake tin.
  6. Bake for 1 hour, allow to cool in the tin for 15 minutes before removing to cool on a rack.

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