Rich fruitcake

Recipe from: 2009
fruit cake

Ingredients 22
Servings 12
Time 1 day and 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • FRUIT MIXTURE
  • 250
    g
    dates, finely sliced
  • 100
    g
    soft dried whole apricots, quartered
  • 250
    g
    fruitcake mix or
  • 100
    g
    raisins, 100 g sultanas
  • and 50 g currants
  • 100
    g
    candied mixed peel, finely sliced
  • 175
    g
    ginger preserve, drained and finely sliced
  • 500
    g
    green fig preserve, drained and roughly chopped
  • 500
    g
    red glacé cherries
  • 125
    ml
    (½ c) brandy
  • BATTER
  • 250
    g
    g (1 c) butter, softened but not melted
  • 375
    ml
    (1½ c) castor sugar
  • 4 large eggs, at room
  • temperature or
  • slightly lukewarm
  • 5
    ml
    (1 t) vanilla essence
  • 500
    ml
    (2 c) cake flour
  • 2.5
    ml
    (½ t) salt
  • 500
    g
    pecan nuts, roughly chopped
  • 125 - 250
    ml
    (½ – 1 c) brandy
 

Method

2.5 hours
 
 

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