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Jamaican Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe

1 hour 30 min Cook
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A Jamaican Christmas celebration is not complete without traditional Jamaican Christmas Fruit cake. It has been a favored gift amongst Jamaicans during the Christmas season.

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Jamaican Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe

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prep time
30 min
cooking time
1 hour 30 min
servings
1
total time
2 hour

Equipment

  • Mixer

Ingredients

  • 6 oz flour

  • 8 oz Gold seal margarine or butter

  • 8 oz sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 lb raisins

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp mixed spice

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 4 oz mixed peel

  • 4 oz cherries

  • 1/2 lb prunes (chopped)

  • 1 cup wine / brandy

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp vanilla

  • 1 finely grated rind of lime/lemon

  • 2 tbsp browning (or burnt brown sugar)

Instructions

1

Method

Cream butter, sugar and browning until soft and fluffy.
2
Sieve all dry ingredients together
3
Beat eggs, wine/brandy together.
4
Add egg mixture to creamed butter and sugar.
5
Add fruits.
6
Add flour and fold in. Do not over-beat when mixing.
7
Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hr 30 mins.
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