½ cup strained passionfruit juice
500g mixed dried fruit (sultanas, apricots, dates, almonds, cashews, currants, banana, pawpaw)
¼ cup orange juice
1 cup sugar
3 eggs lightly beaten
¾ cup plain flour (wholemeal)
¾ cup SR flour
1 teaspoon mixed spice (allspice/nutmeg)
Combine passionfruit and orange juices, mixed fruit, sugar and butter in saucepan. Stir constantly over heat without boiling until sugar is dissolved.
Bring to boil, reduce heat, simmer uncovered for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Transfer to large bowl, cool to room temperature.
Grease a deep 20cm round cake pan. Line base with paper.
Stir eggs and sifted dry ingredients into cold fruit mixture. Pour into prepared pan. Bake in moderately slow oven for about 1½ hours. Cover cake with foil, cool in pan.
Keeping time - 1 week approximately
DATE: September 1995
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