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Easy Peasy Christmas Cake


1KG mixed dried fruit (Check out The Source or Good For store for a lovely one)

2C instant black coffee (Or can swap coffee for Orange Juice)

2C self-raising flour

150g dark fruit and nut chocolate - chopped


  1. Mix the dried fruit and coffee in a large bowl, then cover and soak overnight.

  2. The next day, pre-heat oven to 180C.

  3. Coat a 20 x 28 cm pan and oil with olive oil. Line the base with baking paper.

  4. Mix together the fruit mixture, chocolate, and flour.

  5. Spoon into the pan and bake for 2 hours, or until cooked.

  6. This cake can be stored in an airtight container in a cool, dark, dry place for up to a month.​

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