225g butter or margarine
225g soft dark brown sugar
300g cake flour
5ml baking powder
15ml mixed spice
15ml black treacle
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