Fruit Cake




  • 150g butter
  • 300g self raising flour
  • 150g caster sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 75g glace cherries, chopped
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 75g each of sultanas and raisins
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 25g mixed peel
  • 3 eggs

Method (click to mark as completed)

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Grease a 20cm round cake tin and line with greaseproof paper.
  3. Put the butter, sugar, dried fruits and spices in the bowl, and beat on speed ‘3’ until combined slightly. Add the eggs and milk and beat for a few seconds, gradually adding the flour, and continue beating until well mixed.
  4. Pour into the cake tin and bake for about 1½ hours.
  5. Cool in the tin for 15 minutes then turn onto a wire rack.

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