Julia's Fruit Cake

Julia's Fruit Cake

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Elliot Black

Elliot Black

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"My Mothers very special fruit cake recipe. Easy to prepare, and hard to get wrong, this will win over the hearts of the crowds. A perfect tray bake! "

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

20 min

Baking

120 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
25½ g
raisins
25½ g
sultanas
17 g
Dried Currants
34 g
butter
½
eggs
51 g
caster sugar
51 g
Self Raising Flour
tbsp
Demerara Sugar

Utensils

saucepan, oven, roasting pan, whisk

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  • Step 1/10

    Mix all fruit in a large Saucepan.
    • 25½ g raisins
    • 25½ g sultanas
    • 17 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.
    • ½ eggs
    • 51 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.
    • 34 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.
    • 51 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

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Julia's Fruit Cake

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