Real Brandy Fruitcake

    Real Brandy Fruitcake

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    When you need a fruit cake for a really special occasion (such as Christmas) this is the recipe. It needs to age for two weeks for full effect.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 14 

    • 2 cups (375g) packed brown sugar
    • 3 cups (375g) plain flour
    • 1 tablespoon bicarb soda
    • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
    • 2 tablespoons ground cloves
    • 2 tablespoons ground allspice
    • 2 tablespoons ground nutmeg
    • 4 eggs
    • 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest
    • 2 tablespoons vanilla essence
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) brandy
    • 1 1/2 cups raisins
    • 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
    • 1 1/2 cups dried mixed fruit
    • 375g butter, melted
    • 1 3/4 (440ml) cups brandy

    Directions
    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Extra time:14days Other  ›  Ready in:14days1hour25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 110 degrees C. Grease and flour a ring tin.
    2. In a large bowl combine sugar, flour, soda, cinnamon, cloves, allspice and nutmeg. Add eggs, lemon rind, vanilla and 1/2 cup brandy. Mix thoroughly. Stir in fruit, nuts and melted butter. Pour into prepared ring tin.
    3. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until a tester inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
    4. Wrap cooled cake in foil. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons brandy over the cake everyday for 2 weeks.

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