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Assciny Red Peas Fruit Cake

Try this red peas fruit cake recipe by award winning chef Hassane Gordon, who has won over 50 gold medals from the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) competition.

Ingredients

2 cups cooked red peas soaked in wine with fruits.
250g/80oz Butter
250g/ 80oz Dark Sugar
4 eggs
250 raisins
250 currants
2 cups wine
250g/ 80oz flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp lime juice
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp mix spice
3 tsp browning

Method

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Add beaten eggs one at a time, beating well chopped peas mixture in food processor, add a little flour with the last egg until the mixture shows any sign of curdling.

Put all dry ingredients together for flour mixture.

Fold flour mixture into the creamed mixture alternating with wine, peas and fruits. Stir in browning.

Scrape mixture into a greased lined baking pan, bake until a skewer inserted comes out clean.

Allow to cool, serve with bull or brandy sauce.

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