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    Linda's Aussie Christmas Fruitcake

    Linda's Aussie Christmas Fruitcake. Photo by Peter J

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    2 hrs 45 mins

    45 mins

    2 hrs

    Peter J's Note:

    Kookaburra posted this recipe to the Aus/NZ forum after her sister-in-law Linda cooked it and she asked for the recipe. I really enjoyed it as well and Kooka gave me permission to post, I agree with her post it's a wonderful recipe you can enjoy the next day (although a little crumbly) or you can make 3 months in advance. I cooked around a week ago it has developed some extra flavour and texture, so doing a week in advance is probably worthwhile. Preparation time does not include overnight soaking time. In fact I soaked mine a few days occasionally adding more sherry and brandy for a moister and 'groggier' taste.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine prunes, sultanas and currants in a bowl, mix in sherry and brandy, cover and stand overnight.
    2. 2
      Grease a deep 23cm round cake pan, line with 3 layers of paper.
    3. 3
      Cream butter and sugar in small bowl with electric mixer until combined.
    4. 4
      Add eggs quickly, one at a time, beat only until combined between each addition.
    5. 5
      Transfer mixture to large bowl, stir in combined coffee and water and jam and the sifted dry ingredients in two lots.
    6. 6
      Drain prune mixture (reserve liquid).
    7. 7
      Add prune mixture, cherries, dates, peel and nuts to cake mixture.
    8. 8
      Spread cake mixture into prepared pan.
    9. 9
      Bake in slow oven (150C / 300F) for about 2 hours.
    10. 10
      Brush reserved liquid over hot cake.
    11. 11
      Cool in pan.
    12. 12
      Ice with Royal Icing (the packet kind is find) if you wish.

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    Nutritional Facts for Linda's Aussie Christmas Fruitcake

    Serving Size: 1 (222 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 521.4
     
    Calories from Fat 156
    29%
    Total Fat 17.3 g
    26%
    Saturated Fat 5.2 g
    26%
    Cholesterol 56.3 mg
    18%
    Sodium 143.9 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 85.3 g
    28%
    Dietary Fiber 15.2 g
    61%
    Sugars 39.8 g
    159%
    Protein 8.0 g
    16%

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