Place mixed fruit, pineapple, sugar, butter and water in a lge saucpan and place over low heat and bring to boil, simmer for 5 mins.
Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Add 1 well beaten egg and mix well.
Sift in flour and mixed spice and mix well.
Add bi carb and stir well.
Pour into a 20cm well greased cake tin and cook in a slow oven for 2 hours
This is a very moist fruit cake
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