A recipe for a Earnest Adams fruit cake please.

svx1, Mar 16, 11:37pm
Hi I have lost all my recipes from TM and I had the originals and amongst these was a fantastic recipe for a earnest adams cake alike if anyone has this would you mind sharing it again so appreciate.

245sam, Mar 17, 12:02am
Is this the recipe you're wanting svx1? It's thanks to TM's momma1.

CUTTING CAKE – "Very Like Ernest Adam’s Light Fruitcake"
1½ tbsp cornflour
1 cup each of cold water and sugar
225g butter
½ tsp each of almond essence, lemon essence, orange essence and vanilla essence
3 eggs
3 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
450g sultanas

Boil the cornflour and water until thick, then cool.
Cream the butter, sugar and essences, then add the eggs, one at a time. Sift the flour, baking powder and coat sultanas with a few spoonsful. Add the remaining flour and baking powder alternately with the cornflour mixture to the creamed mixture. Lastly add the sultanas and pour the mixture into a paper-lined cake tin.
Bake at 170°C for 1½ hours.

Hope that helps. :-))

svx1, Dec 21, 12:16am
Hi 245sam,yes absolutely and thanks to momma1 my little secret is I add cherries to it the ones you buy at gilmores in the big jars and they are the ones that they use in cocktail drinks it makes the cake super delicious! Thank you so much for sharing I actually had these recipes saved on my external hardrive all my other things were safe but not the recipes its a real heart ache I don't know how I can get a copy again.

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