Boiled Fruit Cake

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Appears in
The Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook: Stories, Recipes and Secret Tips from Prize-Winning Show Cooks

By Liz Harfull

Published 2014

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A wooden spoon and a 5-litre ice-cream bucket are the only secret weapons Margaret Weatherley employs to make her prize-winning fruit cakes. And obviously that’s all she needs, given she won the highly competitive Agricultural Societies Council of New South Wales Rich Fruit Cake Competition the first season she entered.

To make matters even more disheartening for others who have tried for years to win the prestigious title, her path to show-cooking glory started wit