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Christmas cake with mixed fruit
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A very easy cake to make, but it's rich and really moist. Soaking the fruit the day before the cake is made, ensures it stays plump.
Serves: 25 - 30
500g pack essential Waitrose Sultanas
250g pack essential Waitrose Raisins
250g pack Waitrose Soft Apricots, cut into quarters
200g tub Cook's Ingredients Mixed Peel
200g tub Cook's Ingredients Provençal Glace Cherries, halved
100g Waitrose Soft Agen Prunes, quartered
150g Waitrose Wholesome Almonds
Grated zest and juice of 1 orange
100ml Drambuie or brandy
250g unsalted butter, softened
200g dark brown muscovado sugar
5 large Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Eggs
300g plain flour, sieved
Find out how to ice and decorate your Christmas cake here.
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This recipe was first published in November 2005.