Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

From my grandmothers handwritten recipe box collecion. Original recipe is by a Mrs Dot Felstead, no date given. My grandmother was an avid baker, she loved anything with fruit in it - fruit cakes in particular as she made wedding cakes right up until the age of 76.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream the butter and sugar.
  2. Add all the other ingredients and mix with a wooden spoon.
  3. Pour mixture into a greased and lined 8 inch square tin (needs to be deep).
  4. Bake at 170oC for 1 1/2 - 2 hours, or until when cooked when tested.
  5. Note - Blached almonds can be added to the top of this cake prior to baking to make it look pretty.