Boiled Fruit Cake Recipes

Boiled Fruit Cake Recipe

Ingredients :

45g butter

90g caster sugar

375g mixed dried fruits

470g can crushed pineapple

2 eggs, lightly beaten

125g wholemeal self raising flour

125g plain self raising flour

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

Method :
  1. Place butter, sugar and dried fruit in a saucepan.
  2. Drain the can of pineapple.
  3. Add the juice to the saucepan.
  4. Reserve the fruit.
  5. Slowly bring the fruit mixture to the boil.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and allow the fruit mixture to cool completely.
  8. Stir in the egg, both flours, bicarbonate of soda and reserved pineapple flesh.
  9. Lightly grease a baking tin.
  10. Spoon in the cake mixture.
  11. Bake in a preheated oven for 1 hour, or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted in the center.

To store - Store the cake in an airtight container, preferably lined with waxed paper.

Here is a delicious cake packed with carbohydrate. The fat levels are reasonably high, so you'd need to limit the number of slices you eat. Fortunately, the cake stores well.

Makes : 1 x 20 cm (8") square cake

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