Thursday, 21 June 2007

Tumbarumba Fruit Cake

This recipe was requested by the Tumbarumba 2007 Away Meeting trippers and kindly provided by Margaret Stephenson (who got it from Lynette Thrift, who found it in New Idea).

1 kg mixed fruit
2 cups orange juice
2 cups self raising flour
1 teaspoon dried ginger
1 teaspoon mixed spice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon vanilla

*Soak fruit in orange overnight
*Add flour, spices and vanilla
*Line a 9 inch square tin or 2 loaf tins with paper and bake at 170C for 1 ½ hours

* May be topped with almonds before baking.
* When taken out of the oven, gently pour over sherry.

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