Wholewheat fruit cake

Recipe from: 11/25/1993 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 17
Servings 0
Time 15-20 min

Ingredients

  • 140
    g
    wholewheat flour
  • 70
    g
    cake flour
  • 7
    ml
    baking powder
  • 5
    ml
    mixed spice
  • 2
    ml
    ground cinnamon
  • 1
    ml
    ground ginger
  • 140
    g
    soft brown sugar
  • 90
    g
    butter or margarine
  • 150
    g
    dried fruit cake mix
  • 50
    g
    walnuts, chopped
  • 2
    extra-large eggs
  • 150
    ml
    milk
  • 2
    ml
    bicarbonate of soda
  • SAUCE
  • 50
    ml
    golden syrup
  • 60
    ml
    butter
  • 25
    ml
    lemon juice
 

Method

+/- 45 min
 
Preheat the oven to 180 ºC (350 ºF). Prepare a 20 cm cake tin. Sift the dry ingredients together, adding the bran left behind in the sieve and the brown sugar to the bowl. Rub in the butter till well blended and add the dried fruit cake mix and walnuts. Whisk the eggs, milk and bicarbonate of soda together till well blended. Add to the flour mixture and mix well. Turn the batter into the prepared tin and bake for 20 minutes. Reduce the heat to 160 ºC (325 ºF) and bake for another 25 minutes. Cool in the tin before turning out on a wire rack to cool completely. Wrap well in plastic wrap or aluminium foil and freeze until needed. Defrost at room temperature and serve with the following sauce and a sprinkling of chopped nuts, if desired. Cream also goes well with the cake. Melt all the ingredients far the sauce together and serve lukewarm with the cake. Makes a small cake.
 

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