Why not try your hand at our Semi Rich Fruit Cake baking challenge? 

Class 68 is all about your baking skill as everyone starts from the same ingredients and recipe.



  • 5oz Margarine
  • 5oz Caster sugar
  • 2 Eggs, standard, beaten
  • 12oz mixed Fruit
  • 8oz Self-raising Flour & 1 level tsp mixed spice, sieved together
  • ¼ pt milk minus 2 tablespoons


  1. Preheat oven to 300 oF / 150 oC / Gas 2
    Prepare a deep 7in tin by lining with baking paper.
  2. Place all ingredients together in mixing bowl, beat with wooden spoon until well mixed (2 – 3 minutes)
  3. Place in prepared tin, smooth top with back of wet spoon.
  4. Bake in pre-heated oven for 1¾ – 2½ hours.
  5. Test before removing from the oven with a warm skewer in middle of cake. If cake is done skewer will come out clean.
  6. Leave to cool in tin for 5 minutes. Turn out, remove paper and cool on wire rack.


Entering this class? you may also like to try Class 71 Vegan Brownies