Currant and Sultana Cake

    55 minutes

    With a mixture of currants, dates, raisins or sultanas, this cake is loaded with fruit and also has a hint of coconut. Makes a great afternoon tea or after school snack.

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    Makes: 1 cake

    • 1 cup currants or dates
    • 1 cup raisins or sultanas
    • 1 cup (110g) sugar
    • 1 cup (250ml) cold water
    • 1 tablespoon desiccated coconut
    • 130g butter
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 2 1/2 cups flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:10min cooling  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease a cake tin.
    2. Boil the fruit, sugar, water, coconut, butter and vanilla together for five minutes. When lukewarm, gradually sift in flour and bicarb soda. Put into a greased cake tin and bake in preheated oven until a knife inserted into the centre comes out clean.

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