Self saucing fruity citrus spiced cake


January 26, 2015

Self saucing fruity citrus spiced cake 0 0 5 0
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs 30 mins
  • 10 mins

    2 hrs 30 mins

    2 hrs 40 mins

  • Yields: 6-8


Cake mix

8oz caster sugar

8oz butter/margarine

4 eggs

8oz self raising flour

4oz mixed fruit with apricots and cranberries (or whatever you like)

1tsp orange extract

1 tsp lemon extract

1 tsp mixed spice

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon


Juice and zest of 1orange

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

2 cups of boiling water


1Please note :

2The fruit starts off in the cake mix but it ends up with a lovely light citrusy spiced cake with a spiced fruity sauce beneath


41. Combine butter,sugar and egg and flour in mixer

52. Add the orange extract, lemon extract, mixed spice and cinnamon and mix well.

63. Add the mixed fruit into the mixture and combine well , transfer into slow cooker (no need to grease etc)


84. Combine the orange juice, zest, boiling water and brown sugar. Carefully pour the mixture over the cake mix.


105. Cover and cook on HIGH 2 -2.5 hours or LOW 5-6 hours


126. Serve hot with ice cream or custard


14I used my 3.5 litre slow cooker



Submitted by Louise Finch


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