Boiled Fruit Cake

Recipe from by granny

Sinead Larney

Boiled Fruit Cake
Drawing by Sinead
  • 1lb raisins or mixed fruit
  • ½lb butter or margarine
  • 7oz sugar (cup)
  • 1 gill water (½ pint)
  • 10 oz flour
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp spice
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 eggs


  1. Boil fruit, butter, sugar and water for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir well while cooling.
  3. Stir in flour, spice, cloves, baking soda, salt and beaten eggs.
  4. Turn into a greased tin. Bake in a moderate oven for 1½ hrs.

Original Writing

This page was added on 13/02/2018.

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