225g butter or margarine
225g soft dark brown sugar
300g cake flour
5ml baking powder
15ml mixed spice
15ml black treacle
5 eggs
225g currants
225g raisins
225g sultanas
100g glace cherries, quartered
50g mixed peel

Grease and line a 20cm deep cake tin or a loaf tin.
Place all ingredients except flour, baking powder and eggs into a large saucepan.
Bring to the boil until all the butter is melted and the sugar has dissolved. Cool completely. Whisk eggs in a separate bowl.
Place all ingredients into a large mixing bowl, and beat with wooden spoon for 3 minutes until well mixed.
FAN OVEN: 125C for 2 ½ -3 hours

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