Toss-in Cake

Toss-in Cake


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About this recipe: This is a recipe that Grandma Pratt gave me when I was a new cook many moons ago. It is a good, quick standby fruit cake recipe.

HighSpeedMum Gloucestershire, England, UK

Serves: 12 

  • 225g (8 oz) self-raising flour
  • 110g (4 oz) caster sugar
  • 340g (12 oz) mixed dried fruit
  • 2 eggs
  • 110g (4 oz) melted margarine or butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 150ml milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr45min 

  1. Beat all ingredients together for at least 4-5 minutes.
  2. Turn into a prepared 6 inch cake tin.
  3. Bake for 90 minutes on 150 C / Gas 2. AGA - on the grid shelf on the floor of the Simmering Oven overnight or for 3 hours.


This cake can be made Gluten Free with the substitution of a Gluten Free Self Raising Flour and a tiny amount of Xantham Gum to replace the gluten which has been take out of the flour.

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