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Fruit Cake

Ingredients:

Butter – 125 gm, chopped

Brown sugar – ¾ cup (150 gm)

Dark eating chocolate – 50gm, chopped coarsely

Water – ½ cup (125ml)

Dark rum – ¼ cup (60 ml)

Walnuts – ¼ cup (30 gm), coarsely chopped

Dried currants – ½ cup (75 gm)

Sultanas – 1 cup (160 gm)

Raisins – 1 cup (170 gm), coarsely chopped

Mixed peel – ¼ cup (40gm)

Plain flour (maida) – ¾ cup (110 gm)

Cocoa powder – 2 tbsp

Self – raising flour – 2 tbsp

Mixed spice – ½ tsp

Eggs – 2, beaten lightly (room temperature)

For topping

Dark eating chocolate – 80 gm

Sour cream – ¼ cup (60 gm)

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 150 degree/275 -300 F. Grease 20 cm ring pan; line base with baking paper. Combine butter, sugar, chocolate and the water in medium saucepan; stir over heat until sugar dissolves.
  • Remove from heat; Let it cool for 10-15 mins. Stir in rum, nuts and fruit. Add sifted dry ingredients and egg; stir until combined. Spoon mixture into prepared pan.
  • Bake in slow oven about 1 hour. Cool cake in pan.
  • Just before serving, combine cooled extra chocolate and sour cream in small bowl; stir until smooth. Turn cake onto serving plate, top-side up; spread chocolate mixture over top of cake.

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