One Bowl Fruitcake

    One Bowl Fruitcake

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    A Christmas fruitcake can seem like a lot of trouble but it doesn't have to be. With this recipe all ingredients are simply combined and baked. It needs to age for 2 weeks.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 16 

    • 2 cups 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 lemon zest
    • 2 tablespoons vanilla essence
    • 1/2 cup brandy
    • 1 1/2 cups raisins
    • 1 1/2 cups chopped nuts
    • 1 1/2 cups dried mixed fruit
    • 375g butter, melted
    • 1 3/4 cups brandy

    Directions
    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Extra time:14days resting  ›  Ready in:14days1hour20min 

    1. Preheat oven to 110 degrees C. Grease and flour a ring tin.
    2. In a large bowl, combine sugar, flour, bicarb soda, spices, eggs, lemon zest, vanilla, 1/2 cup brandy, fruit, nuts and melted butter. Mix thoroughly. Pour into prepared tin.
    3. Bake for 1 hour, or until a skewer 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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