Delicious Christmas Fruit Cake

12:29 am on 2 December 2007

(Serves 4)


  • 1kg mixed fruit
  • 2 cups fruit juice or cold organic tea of choice
  • 1 tbsp sherry, or similar
  • 2 cups self-raising flour


Preheat the oven to 125°C.

Soak the fruit in juice/tea and sherry for 2 hours (or overnight).

Stir the flour into the soaked fruit and mix well.

Put into a large lined baking tin.

Bake for 2 hours in the bottom of the oven on 120°C.

Remove and leave to cool.

Put into a container or wrap in foil. Keep for 2-3 days before cutting.