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Super Simple Fruit Cake

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Cooking time

Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 30 minutes

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 12

Super easy fruit cake with no zesting and no electric whisks. This can be achieved with just a wooden spoon and a bowl and best of all, its delicious!

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Ingredients

  • 100g light muscavado sugar
  • 175ml olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 225g plain flour
  • 3/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • generous splash of orange juice
  • generous splash of lemon juice
  • 200g fruit cake fruit mix
  • Apricot Jam (for filling)
  • Icing sugar (to sprinkle on top)

Method

  1. Set oven to 160C and grease two 20cm pans. Mix together the oil and sugar.

  2. Add the eggs, flour, bicarb., cinnamon, allspice, orange juice and lemon juice and mix thoroughly with a wooden spoon. The mix should be pourable and reasonably runny.

  3. Gently fold in the fruit, then split between two 20cm pans.

  4. Cook for 30min and then leave to cool.

  5. When cool remove from the tins sandwich the cakes together with jam and then sieve some icing sugar on top.

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