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Time:1h30
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Nice 'n' Simple
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Baking

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Essex, England, GB
2008
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Delicious fruit cake with a twist

Welcome to another yearly family favorite.

My daughter always takes a huge slice in her lunch box, so never lasts long!

This cake mixture also works well in the tins that have a hole in the centre i.e ring or Kugelhopf pan-if using one of these bake at Gas mark 4 only.

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Recipe

  • How to bake a fruit cake. Pumpkin Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Pre heat oven to Gas mark 9

    Cream marg, sugar and syrup until soft.

  • How to bake a fruit cake. Pumpkin Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Gradually beat in eggs.

  • How to bake a fruit cake. Pumpkin Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    With a metal spoon fold in the flour and mixed spice.

    Stir in mixed fruit.

  • How to bake a fruit cake. Pumpkin Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Gradually mix in the pumpkin to make a soft cake consistency.

  • How to bake a fruit cake. Pumpkin Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Put mixture into a greased and lined 8 inch cake tin.

    Place in the centre of the oven and bake for 15 mins,

    THEN reduce the heat to Gas mark 4 and cook for 45 mins.

    Test by putting a skewer or knife in the centre and if comes out clean your cake is done.

  • How to bake a fruit cake. Pumpkin Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Leave to cool in tin for a while before turning out.

    Enjoy

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Comments

GreenLeaf
GreenLeaf · Essex, England, GB · 52 projects
Thanks for your comments.

I have used Butternut squash before to replace the pumpkin if you can't wait for the pumpkins!
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1369 projects
Yum, gotta try this - perfect for Halloween!
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Betty K.
Betty K. · New York, New York, US · 17 projects
I love pumpkin!!!!! Seriously, I love pumpkin beer, pumkin muffins, pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin fudge... u name it, if it's pumpkin I want to try it... can't wait to try this!!!! Thanks for the posting!!!!!!
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stephie N.
stephie N. · United States, US · 5 projects
this looks really yummy! I'm gonna have to try it when i buy a pumpkin, two weeks before halloween
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Candice C.
Candice C. · Wylie, Texas, US · 49 projects
yum-o! I love pumpkin.
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