Mum's Boiled Fruit Cake
4oz each currants, raisins, & sultanas
25 glacé cherries (halved)
2oz mixed peel
6oz soft brown sugar
1/2 pint milk
1/2 tsp bicarb
1 tsp mixed spice
Place all above ingredients in a saucepan and allow to come gently to the boil.
Keep boiling for five minutes.
Leave to cool slightly.
Stir in 3 beaten eggs and 12oz self raising flour.
Place mixture in a greased and lined tin.
Ensure all mixture is removed from pan with a spoon, and that spoon is licked clean!
Fan oven 150C for 40 then 140C for 30 mins
Conventional oven 160C for 40 then 150C for 30 mins
Best left for a week to mature...but this hardly ever happens!
Blessings J. x