Fruit and Nut Confection

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large mixing bowl combine brazil nuts, almonds, walnuts, dates, mixed peel cherries, pineapple and raisins.
  • In a separate bowl Sift flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Stir in the sugar.
  • Add to fruit and nut mixture.
  • In a separate bowl combine vanilla essence, brandy and eggs, mixing until smooth.
  • Add the fruit and nut mixture, stirring to combined.
  • Spoon mixture onto a well greased 18cm ring tin.
  • Smooth the top surface.
  • Bake at 150 degrees celcius for 1 hour. If the cake browns too quickly, cover top with foil after the first half hour.
  • Leave to stand in the tin until cool before turning out onto a cooling rack.
  • When cold, wrap in tin foil and store in the refrigerator.
  • When ready to serve, dust with icing sugar, cut into small fingers or thin slices for serving.
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