The festive season is here, and no Christmas is complete without a traditional fruit cake. My grandmother gave me this recipe, and promises a moist and tasty cake to enjoy on the big day!
A few commonly asked questions:
How much brandy? Half a cup – or more if you feel the need. Brandy quantity is very forgiving (holds her booze well!).
Can it be eaten right away? Or does it need to sit for a while first? It can be eaten straight away – but even better if you administer brandy via a syringe daily for a week.
Is it a dark or light cake? It is a very dark cake
What types of spices? I use allspice however you can add your favourites – nutmeg, cinnamon or even a bit of ginger… the world’s your oyster.
Do you ice it? I don’t ice it as no one in my household likes the icing… plus it is moist enough without it!
That sounds amazingly easy! Yes, it really is!