PINEAPPLE BOILED FRUIT CAKE
1 cup sugar
450 gram tin crushed pineapple
375 gram packet mixed dried fruit
1 small packet chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon bi-carb soda
1 teaspoon mixed spice
125 grams soft butter
1 cup self raising flour
1 cup plain flour
2 eggs, beaten
preheat oven to 160 c. grease and line bottom of 20 cm round cake tin.
place sugar, pineapple, mixed fruit, butter, walnuts, bicarb soda and mixed spice into a medium sized saucepan.
place over medium heat and bring to boil. simmer for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
stir in flour and eggs.
pour into tin.
cook for 40 - 50 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
cool in tin for five minutes then tip out onto wire rack. cool completely.