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After some extra buying of dried fruit and nuts I got ready to make a sloshedfruit241112Christmas cake, I prepared the ingredients..

 

 

Christmascake241112 I chopped the fruit as the raisins were rather large and  poured on copious amounts of alcohol, the zest
and juice of two oranges and left that to steep..

 

 

I creamed the sugar and butter, then added a little of the dry ingredients alternatively with the beaten eggs and the boozy fruit.

 

Christmascake2I carefully put the mix in the tin, I baked the cake, following the cooking times and oven heat but the cake does seem a little blackened on the edges, anyway, I poured more brandy on it and wrapped it in foil. I am leaving the cake now, and will buy some marzipan and icing to put on nearer Christmas.

 

I then made a Christmas pudding in the slow cooker.