Milk stout chocolate festive fruit cake

Recipe from: 18 November 2015
recipe, festive, christmas, fruit, cake,bake

Ingredients 11
Servings 1
Minutes 00:20

Ingredients

Serving Change
  • 1x 340
    ml
    bottle Castle Milk Stout Chocolate
  • 1 1/2
    cup
    raisins or sultanas (or a mix of both)
  • 1/2
    cup
    dried cranberries
  • 1
    cup
    whole glace cherries
  • 1/4
    cup
    citrus peel (glace)
  • 1
    cup
    sugar
  • 125
    g
    butter
  • 1/2
    tsp
    baking soda
  • 2
    cup
    flour
  • 2
    tsp
    baking powder
  • 1
    egg
 

Method

00:20
 

Preheat the oven to 150°C and line a 23cl cake tin with baking paper on all sides.

In a medium pot add the fruit, Castle Milk Stout Chocolate, butter, sugar and baking soda and bring to the boil. Simmer over a low heat for 15 minutes. Set aside to cool. *this can be made the day before and left over night.

Sift the flour and baking powder in a bowl.

Add the egg and the cooled fruit mix and stir by hand until well incorporated.

Tip the batter into the prepared tin and bake for 1½ hours (90 minutes).

Note:
The cranberries can be subsituted for raisins.

Recipe by Sam Linsell (Struik Lifestyle) for Castle Milk Stout.

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