PINEAPPLE AND MANGO BOILED FRUIT CAKE
What’s great about it:
This recipe takes a new spin on the classic fruit cake and has a tropical Queensland feel to it with mangoes and pineapple. Enjoy as morning tea or afternoon tea any time throughout the year especially when mangoes are in season between September to March.
Serves 24 | Prep time 30 minutes | Cook time 90 minutes
225g crushed pineapple (1/2 tin)
225g chopped mango
375g mixed fruit
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon mixed spice
1 teaspoon bicarb soda
1 cup plain flour
1 cup self-raising flour
PLACE pineapple, mango, mixed fruit, sugar , bicarb, soda, spice and butter in saucepan.
BRING mixture to boil, simmer for five minutes, remove from heat, cool.
SIFT flours together, mix into cold fruit mixture with well beaten eggs.
PLACE mixture in cake pan (8 inches) lined with baking paper.
BAKE in a moderate oven (180°C) approx. 1 1/2 hours.
Recipe courtesy of: Anne Webster, Gargutt Branch
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