Yet you achieve the beautiful richness of a fruit cake, spiced and buttery with lots of fruit. She used to do all her baking in an old wood stove! This fruit cake is a simpler and easier version of making a traditional fruit cake or old-fashioned fruit cake.
Hello everybody, it’s me, Dave, welcome to our recipe site. Today, we’re going to make a special dish, easy boiled fruit cake. It is one of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I’m gonna make it a little bit tasty. This will be really delicious.
Easy boiled fruit cake is one of the most popular of current trending foods on earth. It’s enjoyed by millions daily. It is easy, it is quick, it tastes yummy. They’re nice and they look wonderful. Easy boiled fruit cake is something that I have loved my whole life.
To get started with this recipe, we have to first prepare a few components. You can cook easy boiled fruit cake using 12 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.
The ingredients needed to make Easy boiled fruit cake :
- Prepare 1 cup of brown sugar.
- Get 1/2 cup of orange juice / water / brandy.
- Take 1/4 cup of treacle.
- Get 100 g of baking butter.
- Make ready 3 cups of mixed dried fruit.
- Make ready 1 teaspoon of ground cinammon.
- Take 2 teaspoon of mixed spice.
- Get 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
- Take 2 of eggs lightly beaten.
- Take 2 cups of plain flour.
- Take 1 teaspoon of baking Soda.
- Take 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
In this Easy fruit cake recipe we don't need any soaking of dry fruits; but still the raisins,candied peels,cranberries and other dried fruits will be juicy and plumpy as they are boiled in liquid and then added into the cake batter. A Boiled Fruit Cake does not contain alcohol and yet its' texture is still moist. Now, as the name "Boiled" implies, the brown sugar, water, butter, spices, and the dried fruit are, in fact, "boiled". Super moist fruit cake recipe will help you make soft and moist fruit cake in an easy method.
Instructions to make Easy boiled fruit cake :
- In a pot over medium heat cook sugar, liquid of choice, treacle, butter, mixed fruit and let it bubble away cook for about 5 minutes till the fruit is all plump and soft.
- Take the pot off the heat and let it cook to room temperature before proceeding.
- In the meantime sift the dry ingredients together flour, salt, spices together and add together with the vanilla and egg to the cooked cooked dried fruits.
- Spoon into a double lined 20 cm tin and bake at 325 for about 60-75 minutes.
- Leave in tin to cool completely and cover with cling film Best eaten day after or a couple of days If you use alcohol and want it to mature pour a tablespoon of brandy on the cake.
- Cover cake with cling film and let it sit for maturing process Enjoy.
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. In a saucepan, combine the margarine, dried fruit, sugar, mixed spice, bicarbonate of soda and water. At this point add the liqueur. Mix together and bring ingredients to the boil.
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