Anyway, once the butter had melted, I brought the mixture to the boil, simmered for five minutes, then too… Stogged full of sultanas and currants and nicely spiced. They say they used to have it on sandwiches. Take the pan off the heat and allow to cool. Bake for 90 minutes in the preheated oven, until a skewer or knife inserted into the top comes out … Cool and add 1/2 cup of brandy / rum. Place soaked fruit, water, butter, golden syrup and sugar in a saucepan. 3 ounces golden syrup (1/4 cup of golden corn syrup will do) This is a fruit cake made with minimal ingredients compared to a traditional fruit cake that you might make for Christmas. Read about our approach to external linking. Answered on 23rd November 2013. In our house, there is a ritual that happens around Christmas when my daughters come home, go through the cupboards, and accusingly wave bars of chocolate at me (given as … Grease a loaf tin or round cake tin. Pour in the boiled mixture and blend together. A Very Moist Fruit Cake - passed down from my nan, Place all the ingredients for the fruit mix in a large saucepan bring to the boil and allow to cool for about 30 minutes. To stop it drying out while cooling, it’s advisable to drape a clean tea towel over the cake after about … It also comes together with a lot less making. We love this. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring continuously. Bake for 2 hours but check after 1.5 hours , check to see if cooked throughly with a skewer. The first step was to heat a can of condensed milk, butter, raisins, sultanas, currants and glacé cherries in a pan until the butter had melted. Place in a 20cm round or square cake tin. BBC Good Food Show Summer Save 25% on early bird tickets. Condensed milk. Boiled Fruit Cake. Place the fruit cherries, peel, walnuts, sugar, butter or margarine, mixed spice, baking soda and milk … Member recipes are not tested in the GoodFood kitchen. https://www.goodfood.com.au/recipes/grans-boiled-fruit-cake-20111018-29x0m Brandy snaps with ginger cream and chocolate. https://lucylovesuk.com/recipes/super-quick-boiled-fruit-cake https://mumslounge.com.au/lifestyle/food/old-fashioned-boiled-fruitcake Boiled Fruit Cake is a community recipe submitted by passionfruit and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe. Stir in the juice or water, then the fruit with any collected liquid, and the nuts. BOILED FRUIT MIXTURE 4 oz Brown Sugar 8 oz margarine or butter 1lb mixed fruit 2 tsp mixed spice 1/2 Pint Milk FOR THE CAKE MIXTURE 4 oz Glace Cherries 2 eggs beaten … This is one of the simplest and easiest version of making a traditional fruit cake.In this fruit cake recipe, we boil the dried fruits in liquid which will make the raisins and dried fruits soft and plumpy and thus the cake turns out deliciously moist. When mixture is cool, add flour and eggs, mixing well. It is a rich dark moist fruit cake recipe that is delicious for … Boil the fruit, sugar and spice in the water for 5 minutes. Asked by AnitaLambe. Combine the mixed fruit, brown sugar, golden syrup, 1 cup of sweet sherry, butter and spices in saucepan and bring to boil on low heat. then add eggs and mix well, add the flour and fold through the mix. I have to agree with others that have said it won't fit into a 1lb loaf tin - I used a 20cm round tin and it was perfect! Cool for 15 minutes. All the dried fruit ingredients in this fruit cake are boiled before cooking which makes it extra plump and moist. Allow mix to cool properly (can take upwards of an … Meanwhile, preheat oven to 175C. ; Cover and steam for a few minutes, spooning the sauce all over the cake. It took about 15 minutes from starting to get it in the oven including boiling time. Fold in sifted flours, spices and vanilla essence. Cool on rack and turn out when cold. How would you cut it? Slowly bring to the boil then remove from heat and add bicarbonate of soda mixed with one tablespoon boiling water. Scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl, and stir until everything is well combined. Boiled Fruit Cake: Butter, or spray with a nonstick vegetable spray, a 9 x 5 x 3 inch (23 x 13 x 8 cm) loaf pan.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C). Boiled fruit cake. If not bake a little further until the skewer comes out clean from the cake. 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