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Boiled Fruit Cake



16 portion(s)

  • 750 g mixed dried fruit
  • 160 g water
  • 200 g brown sugar
  • 150 g Butter, roughly chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon Bi-carb soda
  • 100 g sweet sherry
  • 150 g plain flour
  • 150 g Self Raising Flour
  • 1 egg
  • 6
    2h 30min
    Preparation 1h 0min
  • 7
  • 8
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Place the fruit, water, brown sugar, butter, mixed spice and bi-carb in the Thermomix bowl and cook for 6 minutes, 100°C, Counter-clockwise operationGentle stir setting. Scrape down the bowl and cook for 3 mintues, 100°C, Counter-clockwise operationGentle stir setting. Add the sherry and mix through with the spatula.

    2. Leave in the Thermomix bowl for about 45 minutes, with the lid off, to cool.

    3. Add the flours and egg and mix for 20 seconds, Counter-clockwise operation, speed 3.

    4. Scrape into a greased and lined 23cm round cake tin. Bake in a pre-heated oven (160°C fan forced, 180°C standard oven) for 90 minutes. Allow to cool in the tin.


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Serve warm with custard for a delicious winter dessert.

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  • This is a lovely recipe. It stays moist and fresh...

    Submitted by Number3210 on 7. August 2019 - 10:59.

    This is a lovely recipe. It stays moist and fresh for a long time. Thanks for sharing - my family loves it - seems like Christmas every day 🙂

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