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Boiled Fruit Cake

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Prep: 30 minutes Cook: 1 hour Cooling time for mix is 1hr+

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Serves 12

Easy one pan moist fruit cake...

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  • 300g Dried Mixed Fruit
  • 150g Soft Brown Sugar
  • 110g Butter
  • 250ml Milk
  • 300g Self Raising Flour
  • 2 Eggs


  1. Grease and line a 2lb bread tin.

  2. In a saucepan add the fruit, sugar, milk and butter. Bring to a gentle boil stirring all the time.

  3. Allow mix to cool properly (can take upwards of an hour).

  4. Once cool, add flour and eggs to the mix and stir thoroughly.

  5. Transfer mix to the tin and place in the centre of a pre-heated oven (Gas 5 / 190 C) for 1hr

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Kate Moore
24th Feb, 2019
Lovely quick easy recipe but sadly I found the cake rather dry.
4th Nov, 2013
Absolutely lovely!
TheBoyLard's picture
9th Nov, 2013
Thank you....enjoy!
4th Nov, 2013
Made this cake yesterday. Very easy to make and lovely and moist. Used almond milk as had it to use up and has been a success. Will definitely be making again!
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