Vegetarian Cake - Eggless Fruit Cake
Very much sought after by vegetarians and a delicious cake.
Butter (unsalted) 8 Oz
Condensed Milk (Nestles) 1 big tin
Cold water 3 by the condensed milk can
Sugar 8 Oz
Dates Sugar coated - Chopped 8 Oz
Cadju (Chopped) 8 Oz
Semolina slightly roasted in butter 8 Oz
Self raising Flour 8 Oz
Vanilla 2 teaspoon
Bicarbonate of Soda ½ teaspoons
Fruits 24 Oz (Candied Peel, Cherries, Mixed Fruits (12 Oz)), (Raisins (4 Oz), Sultanas (8 Oz))
Fruits are extra and are optional, can be omitted.
In a bowl add half cup of boiling water and add the bicarbonate of soda and mix.
Add dates, fruits and cadju to this and let it soak for 24 hours.
In a bowl, beat butter, sugar and vanilla together.
Mix the condensed milk with three times cold water (as specified above) and add this to this mixture and beat together.
Add to this mixture little of the semolina and little of the soaked fruits alternatively and mix well until all this is exhausted.
Bake this in a baking tray for 1 ½ to 2 hours.
If you added fruits this will need more time to bake.