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Nana's equal weight fruit cake

My Viennese Nana's recipe for a delicious and dead easy cake to make. My favourite was with plums

Ingredients

  • Weight of four eggs for sugar,

  • " " " " butter (unsalted),

  • " " " " selfraising flour

  • Four eggs.

  • Pinch of salt if desired

  • Ripe seasonal stone fruit halved and pitted or sliced if large, enough to cover

  • soaked dried stone fruit can also be used

  • Icing sugar

Method

  • 1.

    Separate eggs

  • 2.

    Beat egg whites until stiff

  • 3.

    Cream together butter and sugar

  • 4.

    Add in egg yolks and flour

  • 5.

    Fold in egg whites

  • 6.

    Put in buttered, floured shallow baking dish

  • 7.

    Cover with fruit

  • 8.

    Bake at 170 C in middle or lower part of oven for approx. 50 min. Test with skewer

  • 9.

    Allow to cool

  • 10.

    Serve sliced and liberally dusted with icing sugar

Notes

Can be frozen

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