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So you would like to know how to make Rich drambuie fruit cake recipe! It is not hard, follow the steps below and enjoy your own creation. Check our books section as well!

rich drambuie fruit cake

This is a very dark rich moist fruit cake that would be a good choice for Christmas or some other celebration.

For the fruit mixture
175g chopped glace cherries (presoak in hot water for a minute to remove syrup)
175g chopped mixed peel
450 sultanas
450g raisins
350g currants
3 tablespoons Drambuie

Far the cake
275g butter at room temperature
275g soft brown sugar
6 eggs beaten
1 tablespoon black treacle
200g wholewheat flour
75g bran
4 whole rutmeg grated
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon powdered cloves
1/4 teaspoon powdered mace
75g chopped nuts (walnuts brazils or any kind)
3 tablespoons drambuie

You will need a 25.5cm round cake tin greased and lined with double greaseproof paper and also a double thickness of brown paper tied round the outside of the tin.

The night before you make the cake assemble the fruit mixture in a bowl sprinkle the Drambuie over and mix well.
Then cover the whole lot and leave to soak overnight.
Next day pre heat oven to gas mark 1 275F 140 C.
In your largest mixing bowl begin the cake by creaming the butter and sugar together until pale light and fluffy.
Then beat in the eggs a little at a time (about a dessertspoon) until completely incorporated.
Then mix in the black treacle.
Next fold in the flour bran and spices and after that the fruit mixture and nuts.
Finally fold in 3 more tablespoons of Drambuie and then spoon the mixture into the prepared tin.
Level the surface and place a double square of greaseproof paper with a small hole in the centre (about the size of a 5p piece) over the cake and bake it in the oven on a low shelf for 4 1/4 hours.
Allow to cool before taking it out of the tin.
It keeps very well in an airtight tin and tastes better if its kept a few days.

Makes 20 to 24 slices

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