Rich Chocolate Drambuie Fruitcake

Recipe by oatsfudge
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READY IN: 4hrs
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine fruit and 1 cup(250 ml)of Drambuie,honey and lemon rind,mix well,cover and stand overnight(I left it for ten days!).
  • Grease a 6 hole Texas muffin pan(3/4 cup capacity)AND line base and sides of a deep 25cm round OR 19 cm square pan with 2 layers of baking paper and bring the paper 5 cm above edges of pan.
  • Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl with electric mixer until just combined,add eggs one at a time,beating until just combined.
  • Stir in fruit mixture,chocolate,nuts,then sifted flours and cocoa in halves,mix well.
  • Place level 3/4 cups of mixture into each hole of the pan.spread remainder into other pan,decorate tops with extra pecans or cherries if desired.
  • Muffins take 1+1/2 hours in a very slow oven,cake slow oven 3 hours.
  • Brush hot cakes with remainder of Drambuie and cover tightly with foil.
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