Christmas Fruit Cake
PREP: 30 MINS | COOK: 30 MIN | MAKES: 12
Pre-heat oven to 150°C (130°C fan-forced). Use an oil spray to grease a deep bunting cake tin.
Combine mixed fruit, raisins, dates and currants in a large saucepan. Add water and port, mix through.
Place over a low heat for 5 minutes until liquid is absorbed and fruit softened.
Set aside to cool.
Using electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar together until creamy. Add eggs one at a time until all incorporated.
Fold in flours and spices. Remove from mixing stand and fold in the fruit mixture with a large spoon.
Mixing until well combined. Spoon batter into prepared bunting cake tin and tap on counter to remove air bubbles and ensure bater has filled the tin evenly.
Bake for 2 hours or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
Allow to cool in the cake tin placed on wet tea towel before removing to a cooling rack to cool completely.
**To serve drizzle with your favourite glaze by mixing 1 cup of icing sugar & 2 tbsp lemon juice