Friday, February 12, 2016

Boiled Fruit Cake


















Ingredients:
  1. Dark raisins - 1 cup soaked in water for 30 minutes
  2. golden raisins - 1 cup soaked in water for 30 minutes
  3. butter - 1/4 cup
  4. brown sugar - 1 cup
  5. cinnamon powder - 1/4 tsp
  6. ginger powder - 1/4 tsp
  7. Orange zest - 1/4 tsp
  8. salt - 1/2 tsp
  9. Orange juice - 1 cup
  10. eggs - 2
  11. vanilla essence - 1 tsp
  12. chopped nuts - 1 cup (mix of cashews,walnuts,almonds)
  13. All purpose flour - 1.5 cups
  14. baking soda - 1 tsp

Method:
drain the raisins from water and add to a pan .
Into the raisins Add butter  ,brown sugar , cinnamon and ginger powder and salt plus the orange juice and bring to a simmer.
cook for 2 minutes and turn the flame off.
Allow the mixture to cool down.
preheat oven to 180 degrees.
in a different bowl beat the eggs with vanilla essence and add this to the cooled raisin mixture.
add in the chopped nuts and all purpose flour sifted with the baking powder , orange zest and stir well.
Pour the mixture into a parchment lined baking pan.
bake for 45 - 50 minutes  or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
cool on a wire rack .

7 comments:

  1. hi priya, is it Baking soda or Baking powder (both are mentioned) - pl notify - wld like to try at the earliest-thnks

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  2. It's baking soda . Hope that helps .

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  3. will try and let u know - thnks for ur quick reply.

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    1. thnks- turned out very well - (why the orange juice?)
      can alcohol be added to make it christmassy!!

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  4. 😀 glad it turned out well. Yes , any liquid - orange juice or rum will work fine .

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