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Cheat’s christmas cake

Cheat's Christmas cakeWoman's Day
1H 30M
1H 40M



1.Preheat oven to moderately slow, 160°C. Lightly grease and line a 20cm round or square cake pan.
2.In a large saucepan, combine dried fruit, water and oil; bring to boil on high. Reduce heat to low; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Cool.
3.Beat sherry and egg into fruit mixture. Add cake mix and slivered nuts; mix well.
4.Pour into pan. Smooth surface. Top with blanched almonds and cherries in a pattern.
5.Bake 90 minutes, or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Cool in pan. Remove from pan; store in an airtight container.

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