All-in-one Fruit Cake Recipe

All-in-one Fruit Cake Recipe

Ingredients: Makes one 20 cm / 8 in cake

175g/6 oz butter or margarine, softened
175 g/6 oz soft brown sugar

3 eggs
15 ml/1 tbsp golden (light corn) syrup

100 g/4 oz glace (candied) cherries
100 g/4 oz sultanas (golden raisins)
100 g/4 oz raisins
225 g/8 oz/2 cups self-raising (self-rising) flour
10 ml/2 tsp ground mixed (apple-pie) spice

Method:

Place all the ingredients in a bowl and beat together until well blended, or process in a food processor. Spoon into a greased and lined 20 cm/8 in cake tin (pan) and bake in a preheated oven at 160C/325F/gas mark 3 for 1.5 hours until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Leave in the tin for 5 minutes, then turn out on to a wire rack to finish cooling.

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