American Fruit Cake


250g Brazil nuts
125g Raw Cashews
125g Raw Almonds
125g Glace Apricots
125g Glace Pineapple
125g Glace Cherries
125g Dates
3 Eggs
¾ cup caster sugar
¾ cup plain flour
½ tspn baking powder
1   tspn vanilla


Chop all fruit and combine with the nuts. Add dry ingredients and mix well. Beat eggs till light and fluffy add vanilla and stir well into mixture. Line a bar tin with greased foil or baking paper. Spread evenly in tin. Bake for 2 hours at 165C. Slice very thinly. Serves 10.


Any raw nut and glace fruit can be used. It is delicious with macadamia, cashew and pistachio nuts. Add glace fig in place of the dates. If using a silicon bar mould the cooking time is reduced by half.

Nutrition information per serve:

2337kJ energy, 11g protein, 32g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 59g total carbohydrates, 6g dietary fibre.

Дата публикации: 19.06.2006

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