The 200-Gram Christmas Cake
A quick-and-easy festive cake.
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|200 g||Dried apricots|
|200 g||Mixed peel|
|200 g||Glace cherries|
|¾ cup||Brown sugar, lightly packed|
|175 g||Butter, melted|
|1½ cups||High grade flour|
|1 tsp||Mixed spice|
- Preheat oven to 150 degC. Line a deep, 20cm round cake pan with baking paper.
- Quarter apricots then place all the fruit in a bowl with brandy.
- Beat eggs and sugar until light, add cooled butter and fruit. Mix well. Sift in flour and mixed spice. Mix gently. Pour into prepared cake pan and smooth top.
- Bake for about 1 & 1/2 hours, until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool then wrap in foil and store in a cool place for at least a couple of weeks before cutting.