Julia's Fruit Cake

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Elliot Black

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
120
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-20+
255 g raisins
255 g sultanas
170 g Dried Currants
340 g butter
eggs
510 g caster sugar
510 g Self Raising Flour
3 tbsp Demerara Sugar

Utensils

  • saucepan
  • oven
  • roasting pan
  • whisk
  • Step 1/10

    Mix all fruit in a large Saucepan.
    • 255 g raisins
    • 255 g sultanas
    • 170 g Dried Currants
    • saucepan

    Mix all fruit in a large Saucepan.

  • Step 2/10

    Add water to cover fruit. Bring water to boil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Preheat oven to 130 degrees
    • oven

    Add water to cover fruit. Bring water to boil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Preheat oven to 130 degrees

  • Step 3/10

    Grease and line roasting tin with grease proof paper. Roasting tin roughly 28cm Square.
    • roasting pan

    Grease and line roasting tin with grease proof paper. Roasting tin roughly 28cm Square.

  • Step 4/10

    Add eggs to caster sugar. Combine thoroughly.
    • eggs
    • 510 g caster sugar
    • whisk

    Add eggs to caster sugar. Combine thoroughly.

  • Step 5/10

    Strain water from fruit. Return fruit to saucepan.

    Strain water from fruit. Return fruit to saucepan.

  • Step 6/10

    Cut butter into blocks and add to fruit in saucepan. Allow butter to melt.
    • 340 g butter

    Cut butter into blocks and add to fruit in saucepan. Allow butter to melt.

  • Step 7/10

    When butter has melted, add combined egg and sugar mixture. Stir to mix.

    When butter has melted, add combined egg and sugar mixture. Stir to mix.

  • Step 8/10

    Add sifted flour and stir thoroughly.
    • 510 g Self Raising Flour

    Add sifted flour and stir thoroughly.

  • Step 9/10

    Pour mixture into prepared tin. Ensure evenly distributed throughout.

    Pour mixture into prepared tin. Ensure evenly distributed throughout.

  • Step 10/10

    Generously sprinkle Demerara Sugar over mixture. Place in the oven for approx 2hrs

    Generously sprinkle Demerara Sugar over mixture. Place in the oven for approx 2hrs

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