Christmas ring

Recipe from: 12/19/1996 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 11
Servings 10
Time

Ingredients

  • 250
    g
    margarine
  • 250
    ml
    sugar
  • 250
    ml
    raisins
  • 250
    ml
    currants
  • 250
    ml
    sultanas
  • 250
    ml
    glace cherries, quartered
  • 250
    ml
    walnuts, finely chopped
  • 2
    extra-large eggs
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 125
    ml
    brandy
  • 400
    g
    Marie biscuits, crushed
 

Method

 
Spray a 1 litre ring dish with non-stick spray. Slowly melt the margarine and sugar together in a saucepan. Stir until the mixture has melted. Add the raisins, currants, sultanas and cherries and bring to the boil. Simmer for 5 minutes, taking care not to burn the mixture. Stir continuously. Remove from the heat and cool slightly. Add the walnuts. Whisk the eggs, vanilla essence and brandy together. Add a little of the fruit mixture to the egg mixture, stirring well. Add to the remaining fruit mixture, return to the stove and heat for 1-2 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the crushed biscuits. Turn into the prepared ring dish, pressing the mixture down firmly. Chill until firm, preferably overnight. Turn out onto a serving platter and cut into slices. Serve with custard or brandy sauce. Serves 8-10.
 

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