Baby Fruit Cakes


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Simple Food

Simple Food

By Jill Dupleix

Published 2002

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These soft, fruity little cakes are so easy to make, it’s almost spooky. Don’t go on a picnic without them.


  • 150 g butter
  • 300 g sultanas
  • 300 g


Heat the oven to 180°C/Gas 4. Combine the butter, sultanas, currants, sugar, mixed spice, cinnamon, ginger, bicarbonate of soda and water in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, stirring, then remove from the heat and allow to cool.

Add the eggs and beat well. Sift the two flours togeth