West Indian Black Cake

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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grind dried fruits and soak it in 3 cups of rum.
  • Store in an air tight container for three weeks.
  • Prepare the caramel by heating the sugar until it turns dark brown.
  • Cream the butter and sugar.
  • Add the eggs, soaked fruits, and rum.
  • When it is well blended, pour the caramel.
  • Add the flour with the baking powder and mixed spice.
  • Fold in the cherries.
  • Pour mixture in a greased baking pan and bake in a slow oven (about 300 degrees F.) for two hours or until a knife comes out clean at the centre.
  • Remove cake from pan after two days.
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