Fabulous Boiled Fruitcake

Recipe by JoyfulCook
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the sugar, water,margarine, bicarbonate of soda and dried fruit in a medium saucepan and slowly bring to the boil. As soon as it starts to boil, remove and leave to completely cool.
  • Add the well beaten egg, mixed spice, pinch of salt, and the flour; mix well.
  • Line a 9-inch cake tin. Cook at approximately 170°C for about an hour to an hour and a quarter.
  • To stop it drying out while cooling, it’s advisable to drape a clean tea towel over the cake after about half an hour.
  • NB - if you are in a hurry for the fruit to cool - place saucepan in some cold water in the sink, iit will cool in under half the time.
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