Spicy Date & Almond Fruit Cake

Spicy Date & Almond Fruit Cake

Spicy Date & Almond Fruit Cake

Ingredients
12
Servings
8
Spicy Date & Almond Fruit Cake
Ingredients
  • 225 gram (8 ounce) butter, softened

  • 175 gram (6 ounce) dark brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoons black treacle

  • 4 medium eggs, beaten

  • 350 gram (12 ounce) self-raising flour

  • 2 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg

  • 2 teaspoon Cinnamon Ground

  • 2 teaspoon Ground Ginger

  • 50 gram (2 ounce) blanched almonds, finely chopped

  • 225 gram (8 ounce) pitted dates, roughly chopped

  • 350 gram (12 ounce) sultanas

  • 3 tablespoons dark rum

Key Products
Ground Nutmeg

Product Information

£ 1.73/unit,32g
Cinnamon Ground

Product Information

£ 1.69/unit,32g
Ground Ginger

Product Information

£ 1.69/unit,26g

Instructions

  • 1 Pre-heat the oven to 150°C, 300°F, Gas Mark 2.
  • 2 Grease and line a 20.5cm (8") square cake tin with a double layer of greaseproof paper.
  • 3 Cream the butter and sugar together. Stir in the treacle. Beat in the eggs a little at a time, adding a spoonful of the flour with each one. Mix in the remaining flour with the Spices followed by the almonds, dates, sultanas and rum. Spoon into the cake tin and hollow out the centre of the mixture slightly.
  • 4 Cook for approx. 2 hours or until the cake is risen and firm to touch. The cake may be stored for up to 2 weeks in an airtight container.
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