Thursday, 15 December 2011

Cheaters Christmas Cake

Cooking Time: About 2.5 hours
Preheat oven 120 degrees C (works out at 248 degrees F)

1Kg(2.2 lbs) Bag of Mixed Dried Fruit (Currents, Raisins, Mixed Citrus Peel etc)
600ml Chocolate Milk
2 Cups of Self Raising Flour (or use Plain Flour and add 2 Teaspoons of Baking Powder)
2 Tablespoons of Apricot Jam (melted)
Assorted Nuts and Dried Fruit (for decorating)


Mix dried fruit and choc milk put in fridge for 8 hours
Add flour and mix
Place in baking  tin (I use a round one)
Bake for 2 - 2.5 hours until skewer comes out clean

Cool cooked cake and apply warmed jam on top
Then decorate with nuts and dried fruit

Tuck in

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