Pineapple Boiled Fruit Cake

by Shell

  • 650g Mixed fruit (any combination of sultanas, raisins, dates apricots etc)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 125g butter
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1/4 cup sweet sherry
  • 1 small tin crushed pineapple
  • 1 teaspoon sodium bicarbonate
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 cupĀ  Self Raising flour
  • 1 cupĀ  Plain flour
  1. Combine fruit, sugar, butter, mixed spice, sherry and pineapple in a saucepan.
  2. Slowly bring to boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Let the mixture cool.
  3. Add the sodium bicarbonate, beaten eggs and sifted flour to the fruit mix.
  4. Bake in a lined 20cm cake tin at 170c (150c fan forced) for approximately 11/2 hours or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
  5. Leave in the tin to cool and store in an airtight container.

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