Lilia's fruit cake

Lilia's fruit cake


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About this recipe: A lighter coloured fruit cake that would work as a Christmas cake but tastes good to me any time of year!

Maida Black

Makes: 1 cake

  • 225g butter
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 dessertspoon golden syrup
  • 225g flour
  • 350g mixed fruit
  • 50g glace cherries
  • Pinch of ground ginger

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:2hr  ›  Ready in:2hr10min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Lightly butter and flour a cake tin.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in beaten eggs and syrup. Stir together flour, mixed fruit, cherries and ground ginger; fold into butter mixture and pour into prepared tin.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean, about 2 hours.

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