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Hi, does anyone have a good fruit cake recipe? I previously used this recipe but I felt that it was too light and fluffy, not moist, dense or rich enough..


Fruit cake


¾ cup raisins, soaked in juice overnight

3/4 cup Cranberries, apricots, currants, soaked in juice overnight

¾ cup brown sugar

3 tbsp molasses

1 ¾ cup flour

142g butter

1 cup apple juice

2 eggs

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

Zest of 1 lemon

Zest of 1 orange

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp ground ginger

½ tsp allspice

1.       Soak fruit in juice overnight, drain

2.       Combine fruit, butter, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, allspice in a saucepan.

3.       Bring to boil then leave to simmer for 10min. Cool

4.       In another bowl, combine flour, bp, bs

5.       Sift dry into wet ingredients

6.       Beat in eggs

7.       Pour into a 10” round tin

8.       Bake @180 for 1 hr