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Compile Recipe – Fruitcake

Fruitcake

Ingredients:
* 300 grams mixed dried fruits
* 100 grams bing cherries
* 150 grams cashew nuts
* 100 grams walnuts
* 1 ½ cups light rum
* 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
* ½ tsp baking soda
* ¾ tsp salt
* ¾ tsp ground cinnamon
* 1 ½ cups butter
* ¾ packed brown sugar
* 3 eggs
* ¼ cup and 2 tbsp milk
* ¾ cup molasses

Preparations:
1) Preheat oven to 165°C. Line loaf pans with parchment paper.

2) Soak dried fruit, cashews, cherries and walnuts in 1/4 cup rum for at least 30 minutes.

3) In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.

4) In another mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Add the flour in batches, alternating with the milk. Add the molasses and mix until fluffy and well-combined.

5) Fold in the soaked fruits and nuts mixture.

6) Pour batter into prepared pan, and bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Let cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then brush with 2 tablespoons rum (or as desired).

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