Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup Mixed dry fruit--currants, dates & raisins
1 cup Boiling black tea
1 Egg, slighty beaten
1 Mixed spice
4 tsp Orange Marmalade
1 1/3 cup superfine/castor sugar
2 1/2 cups Self-raising flour
1 ring (optional)
Place dried fruit in a bowl, cover with the hot and let soak overnight.
The next day, add the remaining ingredients. and mix well. Add ring wrapped in
Preheat oven to 375 F. Pour batter into greased 7" square pan and bake in
the center of oven for 1 1/2 hrs.
Let cool in the pan on a wire rack. Slice and serve buttered with tea.
Whoever gets the ring ( make sure not to swallow it) is prophesised to be the
next person to get married.