Bob Murray's Top Secret Boiled Fruitcake

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by Sherrie-pie

This is the cake I use to make my Christmas cake. It was given to my mother who didn't know it was a secret. She gave it to everyone, much to Bob's disgust. Oops. Depending on my mood, I add nuts and cherries, etc and use a larger tin.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil together for 3 minutes the first six ingredients.
  2. Cool till lukewarm.
  3. Stir into the mixture: flour, bicarb of soda and baking powder.
  4. Bake in a 20 cm (8inch) deep tin for 2 hours at 300F/150°C.

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