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Fruit & Nut Fridge Cake

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  • Time preparation 15 minutes
  • cook time 5 minutes
  • Serve Serves 16

  • 175g unsalted butter
  • 4 heaped tbsps golden syrup
  • 100g glacé cherries, chopped, rinsed and thoroughly dried
  • 100g dried dates, stoned and chopped
  • 100g seedless raisins
  • 100g walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 225g digestive biscuits, broken into large crumbs

Line a 20cm loose-bottomed cake or springform tin with non-stick baking paper.

Measure the butter and golden syrup into a heavy pan and heat gently until the butter has melted. Increase the heat and boil for about 3 minutes, stirring all the time. Remove from the heat and leave on one side to cool.

Place all the remaining ingredients in a large bowl and pour over the cooled sauce. Mix well until evenly coated.

Turn the mixture into the tin and leave to chill in the fridge for about 4 hours, until set. Turn out and cut into thin slices to serve.

Ingredients

  • 175g unsalted butter
  • 4 heaped tbsps golden syrup
  • 100g glacé cherries, chopped, rinsed and thoroughly dried
  • 100g dried dates, stoned and chopped
  • 100g seedless raisins
  • 100g walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 225g digestive biscuits, broken into large crumbs

Method

Line a 20cm loose-bottomed cake or springform tin with non-stick baking paper.

Measure the butter and golden syrup into a heavy pan and heat gently until the butter has melted. Increase the heat and boil for about 3 minutes, stirring all the time. Remove from the heat and leave on one side to cool.

Place all the remaining ingredients in a large bowl and pour over the cooled sauce. Mix well until evenly coated.

Turn the mixture into the tin and leave to chill in the fridge for about 4 hours, until set. Turn out and cut into thin slices to serve.

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