Ginger Fruit Cake Recipe

Ginger Fruit Cake Recipe

Ingredients: Makes one 18 cm / 7 in cake

100 g/4 oz butter or margarine, softened
100 g/4 oz caster (superfine) sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
30 ml/2 tbsp milk
225 g/8 oz self-raising (self-rising) flour
5 ml/1 tsp baking powder

10 ml/2 tsp ground mixed (apple-pie) spice
5 ml/1 tsp ground ginger

100 g/4 oz raisins

100 g/4 oz sultanas (golden raisins)

Method:

Cream together the butter or margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually blend in the eggs and milk, then fold in the flour, baking powder and spices, then the fruit. Spoon the mixture into a greased and lined 18 cm/7 in cake tin (pan) and bake in a preheated oven at 160C/325F/gas mark 3 for 1 1/4 hours until well risen and golden brown.

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