Christmas baking: Fruitcake
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Recipe Type: Dessert
 
This is a cute and delicious Christmas classic.
Ingredients
  • 3 cups (400 g) flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp powdered ginger
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 tbsp apricot marmalade
  • 3 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (250 ml) milk
  • 2 tbsp rum
  • ½ cup (100 g) sugar
  • 3.3 oz (100 g) raisins
  • 3.3 oz (100 g) mixed dried fruit (I used currants and figs)
  • 3.3 oz (100 g) almonds, chopped
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • zest of ½ orange
Instructions
  1. Whisk dry ingredients and combine with wet ingredients.
  2. Add currants, raisins, chopped almonds and chopped figs. Add orange and lemon zest.
  3. Preheat oven to 359 F (180 C).
  4. Bake in round cake pan covered with parchment paper or in bread loaf pan for 35 minutes (test with skewer).
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/christmas-baking-fruitcake/