X-mas Fruit Cake Delight
From the kitchen of Paige Kimmence
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||Tags:||Good for parties/potlucks|
3 1/2 cups plain flour
500 grams brown sugar
1.5 kilograms mixed fruit
500 grams butter
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon mixed spice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon treacle
1 teaspoon vanilla, lemon, almond and coffee essences
1 Gill rum (approximately large wine glass)
Soak fruit in rum, essences and treacle up to a week.
Beat butter and sugar to a cream. Add eggs one at a time.
Add flour and other dry ingredients.
Add fruit. Bake in a very slow oven for 3 to 4 hours.
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