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Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Sultanas 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Currants 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Glace cherries 3 Ounce, quartered (75 Gram)
  Mixed peel 3 Ounce (75 Gram)
  Plain flour 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Baking powder 10 Milliliter (2 Teaspoon)
  Butter 6 Ounce (150 Gram)
  Caster sugar 6 Ounce (150 Gram)
  Eggs 4 , beaten (Size 3)
Directions

Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4.
Mix together the fruit (having washed the cherries) coat in a little of the flour.
Mix the remaining flour and baking powder, then rub in the fat until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Stir in the sugar.
Stir in the fruit.
Make a well in the centre, pour in the egg.
Gradually work in the dry ingredients, to give a dropping consistency.
Place the mixture in a lined 18cm (7 inch) cake tin.
Level the top and bake on the second shelf for one hour fifteen minutes.
Cover, then bake for another thirty minutes at Gas Mark 3 until the cake is golden brown and firm to touch.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
105 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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