Julia's Fruit Cake
saucepan, oven, roasting pan, whisk
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- 25½ g raisins
- 25½ g sultanas
- 17 g Dried Currants
Mix all fruit in a large Saucepan.
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Add water to cover fruit. Bring water to boil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Preheat oven to 130 degrees
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- roasting pan
Grease and line roasting tin with grease proof paper. Roasting tin roughly 28cm Square.
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- ½ eggs
- 51 g caster sugar
Add eggs to caster sugar. Combine thoroughly.
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Strain water from fruit. Return fruit to saucepan.
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- 34 g butter
Cut butter into blocks and add to fruit in saucepan. Allow butter to melt.
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When butter has melted, add combined egg and sugar mixture. Stir to mix.
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- 51 g Self Raising Flour
Add sifted flour and stir thoroughly.
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Pour mixture into prepared tin. Ensure evenly distributed throughout.
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Generously sprinkle Demerara Sugar over mixture. Place in the oven for approx 2hrs
Enjoy your meal!