Cakes & Cookies

Fruit Cake Recipe

INGREDIENTS 100g whole red glacé cherries. 100g whole green glacé cherries. 200g chopped glacé fruit, such as pineapple and apricots. 150g pecan nuts. 100g brazil nuts. 3 eggs. 125ml castor sugar. 5ml vanilla essence. 50ml brandy or rum. 180ml flour. 2,5ml baking powder. 5ml mixed spice or crushed cardamom seeds. 1ml salt. 50g butter or […]

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Oats and Fruit Squares Recipe

INGREDIENTS 180ml flour. 3ml baking powder. 250ml oats. 180ml castor sugar. 60ml chopped dried pineapple OR pears OR apples OR apricots. 180ml sultanas OR seedless raisins. 15ml sesame seeds, toasted. 15ml sunflower seeds, toasted. 80g low-fat margarine. 60ml honey. 30ml water. 1 egg, lightly beaten. INSTRUCTIONS


Fruit Salad Pudding Recipe

INGREDIENTS PUDDING 1 small tin fruit cocktail. 2 cups self-raising flour. 2 eggs, beaten. 10ml bicarbonate of soda. 1½ cups sugar. pinch of salt. INGREDIENTS SAUCE 1 cup sugar. ½ cup coconut. 5ml vanilla essence. 45ml butter. ½ cup ideal milk (or a very small tin).


Fruit Milk Tart Recipe

INGREDIENTS TART 1 tart crust. 400ml milk. 15ml margarine. 2 eggs. 125ml sugar. cinnamon. 25ml maizena. 15ml flour. pinch salt. 410g tin peach halves. 410g tin pears. cherries. INGREDIENTS GLAZE 20ml smooth apricot jam. 5ml lemon juice. METHOD Put 50ml of milk to one side. In a pot heat the remaining milk with the margarine, […]

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Fruit Fridge Cake Recipe

INGREDIENTS 500g glazed fruit cake mixture. 125g margarine. 1 tin condensed milk. 5ml vanilla essence. 125ml brown sugar. 2 packets tennis biscuits, crumbed. INSTRUCTIONS Butter a loaf tin (23X13X7cm). In a bowl mix the glazed fruit and biscuit crumbs together well. In a saucepan over a medium heat melt the margarine and brown sugar. Remove […]

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Fruit and Nut Chocolate Brownies Recipe

INGREDIENTS 200g dark chocolate containing at least 70% cocoa solids. 200g unsalted butter. 3 eggs. 360ml castor sugar. 1 tsp vanilla essence. 1 cup plain flour. ¼ tsp salt. ½ cup walnuts or hazelnuts, chopped. ½ cup raspberries or blueberries. icing sugar or cocoa powder for dusting. INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 180°C. Oil or line […]