Winteringham Village Recipes
Never-Fail Cake

Delicious home-cooked recipes suggested by the villagers of Winteringham, Lincolnshire

Banner photograph by Ken Jacobs ©2007

 

Never Fail Cake

Imperial measures version - for metric, click here

1 lb mixed fruit

4 ozs margarine

8 ozs sugar

8 ozs self-raising flour

2 eggs

1 cup water

 

Extras to add if you like: cherries, or sherry, or ground almonds

 

 

 

Put into a pan the fruit, margarine, sugar and water, and then bring to the boil.

 

Simmer for 15 minutes, then leave to cool.

 

Add eggs and flour, cooking for 1½ hours in the oven at 150 centigrade (300F)(Gas 2)

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