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Easy fruitcake

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  • Easy
  • Serves 8

This easy fruit cake by one of our younger readers, Bree Hamilton, is simple, uses storecupboard ingredients and is perfect for a quick winter pick-me-up

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal505
fat23g
saturates4g
carbs67g
sugars45g
fibre2g
protein5g
salt0.3g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/ gas 3. Grease and line the base of two 20cm springform cake tins with baking parchment.

  • STEP 2

    Stir together the oil and sugar, add the eggs, flour, baking powder, spices and juices, and mix thoroughly with a wooden spoon until pourable and reasonably runny. Gently fold in the fruit, then divide the batter evenly between the tins. Bake for 20-25 mins or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean, then leave to cool.

  • STEP 3

    When cool, remove from the tins and sandwich the cakes together with jam. Sieve some icing sugar on top to serve.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2016

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