• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 8 People
  • Difficulty Easy
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Recipe Ingredient

  • 2 1/2 packets of Big Sister Fruit Mix
  • 1 cup chopped raw peanuts
  • 1 cup chopped cashew nuts
  • 60g Big Sister Glaced Cherries
  • 120g chopped almonds
  • 3/4 cup brandy, rum, whisky, sherry or orange juice
  • 230g plain flour
  • 60g self-raising flour
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 tsp mixed spice
  • 230g butter
  • 230g light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp marmalade or dark jelly jam
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 4 eggs

Instructions

  1. Place the fruit and nuts in a bowl & sprinkle spirit or orange.
  2. Cover & preferably stand overnight.
  3. Sift together the flour, salt & spices.
  4. Cream together the butter & sugar until light & fluffy. Add the jam & essence & beat again.
  5. Beat in one egg at a time.
  6. Alternately,add the flour & fruit mix until both are used.
  7. Place mixture in a prepared 20cm round tin & bake 3-3 1/2 hours at 325-350F.

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  1. Priscilla Charles - June 23, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Where can you buy the the Big Sister Fruit Mix? I can't find it anywhere in Malaysian supermarkets. Please help.

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