Let them eat cake

Every year my mum makes a Christmas fruit cake, and this year I gave a helping hand.

The faithful ‘Crank’s’ recipe that has been used for years

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The fruit we used

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Soaking the fruit in Sherry

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Adding the nuts and dry ingredients

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The cake mixture is placed into a baking tin and then it’s ready to go into the oven

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The final result, a layer of marzipan and then chocolate, with a few mushrooms for decoration

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