Rich Fruit Cake

Rich Fruit Cake


For 10 people ()

  • 1/2 pound(s) Grace Margarine
  • 1/2 pound(s) dark sugar
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla/almond flavouring
  • 1 pound(s) all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/4 cup(s) breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoon(s) mixed spice/nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Grace Browning
  • 3 cup(s) fruit wine
  • 1 cup(s) rum
  • 3 cup(s) soaked mixed fruits
  • 1/2 cup(s) cherries
  • 1/4 cup(s) crushed peanuts

Rich Fruit Cake Directions

Cream Grace Hello Margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.

Gradually beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in vanilla or almond flavouring.

Combine flour, baking powder, breadcrumbs, mixed spice or nutmeg and mix well.

Fold the flour mixture into the creamed mixture alternately with the Grace Browning, fruit wine, rum, soaked mixed fruits, cherries and crushed peanuts.

Scrape batter into a greased and lined 325 cm (10 inch) baking tin.  Bake for 1 1/2 hours at 180°C/350°F or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.

Allow to cool.

  Serve with Butter Brandy Sauce

Yield: 12 slices

Difficulty: Easy
Preparation time: 30m

Cooking time: 1h 30m