Fruit and walnut cake

Recipe from: 7/1/1996 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 13
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • 250
    g
    butter
  • 400
    g
    sugar
  • 500
    ml
    water
  • 250
    g
    sultanas
  • 250
    g
    chopped raisins
  • 75
    g
    dried apricots
  • 50
    g
    currants
  • 3
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 50
    g
    walnuts, chopped
  • 250
    ml
    wheatgerm
  • 150
    g
    cake flour
  • 10
    ml
    baking powder
  • 250
    ml
    wheat brick breakfast cereal, broken into crumbs
 

Method

 
1. Combine the butter, sugar, water, sultanas, raisins, apricots and currants in a saucepan. Stir over heat without boiling until the sugar is dissolved. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. 2. Transfer to a large bowl and cool to room temperature. 3. Line a deep 23 cm round cake tin with greaseproof paper. 4. Stir eggs and walnuts into fruit mixture. Stir in wheatgerm, flour, baking powder and cereal crumbs. Spread mixture into prepared tin and place in a small cardboard box for protection from the heat. Bake in a preheated oven at 140 °C for 3 hours.
 

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