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    Mum's a Fruitcake

    Mum's a Fruitcake. Photo by Tulip-Fairy

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 40 mins

    10 mins

    1 hr 30 mins

    Karen Pea's Note:

    This is my lovely bonkers mum's recipe!!! It is easy to make and always turns out good and moist.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cake

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 170c.
    2. 2
      Put all ingredients into a large saucepan - EXCEPT EGG & FLOUR.
    3. 3
      Stir while bringing to the boil. Boil for 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      Cool for 10 minutes.
    5. 5
      Beat the egg in & flour when COOL.
    6. 6
      Put into greased 7" tin bake for 1hr and quarter. If you have a fan oven turn the heat slightly lower.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 02, 2006

      45

      This was awesome! Though mine only needed 3/4 hr cooking at 170 degrees and my oven isn't fan assisted!?! Will be making again!

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    • on November 21, 2006

      45

      Loved this cake, it was very easy to put together and turn out wonderful (see photo)I didn't put the mixed spice in as the kids don't like it. It has been made for 3 days now and it's still in great shape, it hasn't dried out at all..I'm kind of amazed that it has lasted that long actually...could be coz of the post-it note stuck on the tin saying "lunch boxes only"!!! lol Thanks Karen..I'll definatly be making this again.

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    • on November 14, 2006

      55

      So happy to have adopted this "orphan" for the PAC Fall '06 game. This cake is a real treat. Moister than most fruit cakes, easy to make and tastes great. Used 1/2 cup raisins and 11/2 cup mixed dried fruit cut into small pieces (that's what I had on hand). Used white sugar and next time I'll try it with brown sugar, should give it an intenser (if that is possible) flavour. The spice mix I used was a mix of cardamon, ginger, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and a little pepper. Will certainly make again, thanks for posting.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mum's a Fruitcake

    Serving Size: 1 (1184 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 3534.1
     
    Calories from Fat 898
    25%
    Total Fat 99.8 g
    153%
    Saturated Fat 18.1 g
    90%
    Cholesterol 211.5 mg
    70%
    Sodium 2524.8 mg
    105%
    Total Carbohydrate 644.1 g
    214%
    Dietary Fiber 23.1 g
    92%
    Sugars 407.2 g
    1629%
    Protein 44.6 g
    89%

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    mixed spice

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