Boiled Cake Recipe

Boiled Cake Recipes

Ingredients :

8 oz sultanas

8 oz raisins or currants

2 oz glace cherries

2 oz mixed peel

6 oz butter

4 oz soft brown sugar

8 oz plain flour

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1/2 tsp ground ginger

3 eggs, beaten

Method :
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C Gas Mark 4, grease and base line a 8 in round cake tin.
  2. Put all the fruit and mixed peel into a pan and add the butter, sugar and 6 fl oz water.
  3. Bring to the boil, then boil gently for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Remove from the heat and cool slightly.
  5. Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and ginger into a bowl.
  6. Pour in the boiled mixture and mix well.
  7. Add the eggs and beat well.
  8. Pour the mixture into the cake tin and bake for 75 minutes.
  9. Leave to cool slightly in the tin, then turn out and cool completely on a wire rack.

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