Boiled Fruitcake

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“I know a lot of people don't like fruitcake, but I love it and can't understand what's not to love;-). This is a nice simple one from my high school cookbook. I've made a couple of changes to the original recipe over the years.”
1hr 10mins
1 cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat your oven to 350f.
  2. Place the sugar, water, fruit, peel, glace cherries, almond, spices, soda and butter in a saucepan.
  3. Bring to the boil stirring constantly.
  4. Remove from the heat when it reaches the boil, and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the beaten egg, sifted flours and pour into a prepared tin-greased and lined 7 inch square or 8 inch round cake tin.
  6. Bake for 1 hour, allow to cool in the tin for 15 minutes before removing to cool on a rack.

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