Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is an easy-to-make dark boiled fruit cake. Slice and freeze to have on hand when unexpected quests arrive.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, place the mixed fruit, butter & water.
  2. Add marmalade and mixed spice, and mix together.
  3. Bring to boil over medium heat then boil gently for 5 minutes.
  4. Add bicarb soda and stir.
  5. Leave to cool.
  6. When cool, add 2 eggs and mix well.
  7. Gently fold in flour.
  8. Turn into a 20cm greased cake tin.
  9. Bake at 150 degrees celsius for 20 minutes.
  10. Then, 125 degrees celsius for 20 minutes or until cooked.
  11. Turn on to a wire rack.
  12. 1 tablespoon of rum can be drizzled over the top.
  13. Notes: Orange juice or rum can be used instead of water.
  14. Fan-forced electric oven used.