All-in-one Pan Fruit Cake Recipe

All-in-one Pan Fruit Cake Recipe

Ingredients: Makes one 20 cm / 8 in cake

350g/12 oz dried mixed fruit (fruit cake mix)
100g/4 oz butter or margarine

100 g/4 oz soft brown sugar

150 ml water
2 large eggs, beaten
225 g/8 oz/2 cups self-raising (self-rising) flour

5 ml/1 tsp ground mixed (apple-pie) spice

Method:

Put the fruit, butter or margarine, sugar and water in a pan, bring to the boil, then simmer gently for 15 minutes. Leave to cool. Stir in spoonfuls of the eggs alternately with the flour and mixed spice and mix well. Spoon into a greased 20 cm] 8 in cake tin (pan) and bake in a pre-heated oven at 140C/275F/gas mark 1 for 11.5 hours until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.

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