Tuesday, 27 January 2009

Boiled Fruit Cake

1 cup dark brown sugar

1 cup water

3oz hard margarine/butter

1 lb mixed fruit

1 medium egg

2 cups SR flour

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1. Place sugar, water, margarine and fruit in a saucepan and bring to the boil.

2. Stir in bicarbonate of soda and simmer for 10 minutes. Leave to cool.

3. Preheat oven to 140'C (fan). Grease and line a 7" to 8" round tin.

4. Add beaten egg and flour and mix thoroughly.

5. Turn into tin and level top.

6. Bake for approximately 1 hour or until a skewer comes out clean when testing.

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