Festive fruit cake
TM6 TM5

Festive fruit cake

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Ingredients

  • 100 g glacé cherries
  • 100 g mixed peel
  • 650 g mixed dried fruit (e.g. raisins, currants, sultanas)
  • boiling water, for soaking
  • 220 g butter, cut into pieces and softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 1 lemon, zest only, no white pith
  • 1 orange, zest only, no white pith
  • 50 g blanched almonds or nuts of choice (e.g. hazelnuts, pistachios), plus extra for decortaing (optional)
  • 220 g brown sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1 tsp instant granulated coffee
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp molasses or black treacle
  • 220 g plain flour
  • water, for sprinkling

Nutrition
per 1 portion
Calories
1638 kJ / 390 kcal
Protein
5.6 g
Carbohydrates
59 g
Fat
15 g
Saturated Fat
8 g
Fibre
3.6 g
Sodium
151.3 mg

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