Brazil nut fruit cake

    Brazil nut fruit cake


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    About this recipe: There's just enough cake to hold the nuts and fruit together, and no citron. This is one terrific cake.

    Serves: 12 

    • 100g plain flour
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 425g Brazil nuts
    • 450g pitted dates
    • 250g cherries in syrup, drained
    • 3 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr45min  ›  Ready in:2hr5min 

    1. Preheat oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Grease one large loaf tin.
    2. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together. Mix in the nuts, dates and cherries.
    3. Beat the eggs until foamy, add the vanilla and the flour mixture. Stir until just combined and pour into the prepared tin.
    4. Bake for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Store in the fridge, wrapped in foil.

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