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Boiled Fruit Cake

Boiled Fruit Cake

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WIGAN

This is an Northern Ireland recipe given to me by my Mum many years ago!! This cake is always much tastier the following day! Enjoy!

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  • Calories:
  • 506 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 12.8 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 97g
  • 31%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 431 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan, and line with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  2. Combine the water, mixed fruit, sugar and butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, and boil gently for about 10 minutes. Sift the flour, baking soda and mixed spice into a large bowl. Pour in the boiled mixture, and stir until well blended. Mix in the eggs. Pour into the greased loaf pan.
  3. Bake for 90 minutes in the preheated oven, until a skewer or knife inserted into the top comes out clean. Cool cake in the pan for at least 10 minutes before removing.
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Reviews

FERRYDUST
74
3/15/2007

This is very yummy! Note: For those of us that can't find 'mixed spice' I found a recipe for it. 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon nutmeg 1 tablespoon allspice 2 teaspoons mace 1 teaspoon ground cloves

Les Phillips
43
9/20/2007

This is a fantastic recipe,just changed a few things,ie milk instead of water brown sugar instead of white,2 tsp of mixed spice and added a cup of glazed cherries cut in half.this is now the best fruit cake ever look no further you will not find a better recipe,and so easy to make cheers.

PEGOFMYHEART1
26
2/17/2005

the best yet, your recipe is the way my mother-in-law made it in ireland,and she is 91 years old, i find what happens people are intend to add other ingredints to old recipes and all they do is ruin them .you have not and it is great thanks peggy