I love fruit cake and so do my customers it seems once I have baked a cake and popped it in the counter display it doesn’t take long for it to go.
My quick and easy Fruit Cake
Preparation: 15 mins |Cooking: 1 hour
225g self raising flour
225g mixed fruit
10 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon mixed spice
1. Add butter, flour and sugar into a food processor blitz until it looks like fine breadcrumbs, put into a mixing bowl, add dried fruit and mixed spice.
2. Add egg and milk and stir in to make a soft dropping consistency, add more milk if needed.
3. Pour into lined 2 lb loaf tin Sprinkle demerara sugar over the top and pat down with the back of a spoon and bake for approximately 1 to 1 1/4 hours in a preheated oven at 180 C / 160 C fan / Gas 4 until a skewer comes out clean. leave to cool