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Fruit Loaf Cake


Moist Fruit Cake, Easy to make!!

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  • 8oz (200g) mixed fruit
  • 2 medium eggs (beaten)
  • 6oz (150g) brown sugar
  • 6oz (150g) self-raising flour
  • 4oz (100g) margarine
  • 1 level teaspoon mixed spice
  • Pinch of salt


servings 8
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 60mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Place mixed fruit into a saucepan and cover with cold water

Step 2

Bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes

Step 3

Drain and keep in saucepan

Step 4

Add margarine to the fruit and let it melt

Step 5

Add beaten eggs, sugar, flour, mixed spice and a pinch of salt

Step 6

Mix well

Step 7

Pour into an 8 inch (20cm) tin, greased or lined (or equivalent loaf tin)

Step 8

Bake at 170°C (340°C, gas mark 4) for approx. 1 hour

Step 9

Remove from tin and allow to cool on a baking rack

Step 10

Serve with a hot cup of tea!

If using loaf tin, disposable liners are great!!

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