Serves: 1 Loaf
2 cups Water
2 cups Sugar
2 cups Sultanas or mixed dried fruit
60 g Butter
3 cups Cake Wheat Flour
1 teaspoon Mixed spice
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Baking powder
Gently heat water, sugar, dried fruit and butter in a pot on the stove top until butter melts and sugar dissolves.
Allow to cool for a few minutes then stir in flour, spices and baking powder.
Pour into a large loaf pan which has been greased and floured or bottom lined with baking paper.
Bake at 180°C for 45 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
Remove from oven and leave to cool in tin for 10 minutes, then tip out onto a wire rack to finish cooling. Serve cut in slices and buttered.