Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Mum's Jiffy Fruit Cake

Mum used to make this several times a year.


1 pound packet of mixed fruit
1 cup cold water
1 tsp soda
1 cup sugar
6 ounces butter
1 tsp mixed spice

Place all ingredients in pot and bring to boil.  Simmer for 10 minutes.

Add 2 beaten eggs
Mix in (sifted):
1 cup plain flour
1 cup self raising flour
salt vanilla

Add spoon brandy or rum (underlined in the original)

Moderate oven 1 hour.  9 inch tin.

170 -> 150 fan forced

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