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Mini Christmas cakes for $1.30 per cake

Mini Christmas cakes for $1.30 per cake
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INGREDIENTS

mixed dried fruit, 375g packet
water, 1/4 cup
vegetable oil, 1/4 cup
sweet sherry, 1/2 cup
egg, 1, lightly beaten
carrot cake mix, 470g packet
slivered almonds, 100g packet
METHOD

  1. Makes 8

    Preheat oven to moderately slow, 160°C. Lightly grease an 8-hole mini loaf pan (see tip) and line bases with baking paper.

  2. Combine fruit, water and oil in a large saucepan. Bring to boil on medium heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Cool.

  3. Beat sherry and egg into fruit with a wooden spoon. Add cake mix and almonds, mixing well.

  4. Divide mixture evenly among loaf pan recesses, smoothing

  5. tops. Bake 35-40 minutes, or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Cool cakes completely in pan before turning out.



TOP TIP
  • To make in a muffin tray, divide mixture among 12 recesses lined with paper cases and bake 25-30 minutes.
  • Try serving with custard.
  • Decorate cake with whole blanched almonds or glace fruit before baking, if liked.

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