Rich Fruit Cake Championship Semi-Final

SA RICH FRUIT CAKE CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL

 Sponsored by SUNBEAM FOODS & ANGROVES – Family Winemakers

Central Districts Shows Association Semi-Final to be hosted by the MT BARKER SHOW with judging on Sunday 21st March.

The judging will be filmed and put on a loop viewing for Show Day and linked on the Mt Barker Show web site for after Show Day viewing

FREE ENTRY: ONE ENTRY PER EXHIBITOR
PHONE ENTRIES ACCEPTED, LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AND WILL BE RETURNED

All entries to: The Secretary, Mt Barker Show, Box 844, Mt Barker 5251   

E: info@mountbarkerdistrictshow.org.au     Phone entries accepted (M: 0448 197 730)

Entries close: 19 March, 2021 at 5.00pm

 Prizes: First $50; Second $20; Third $10

Winner eligible to compete in State Final to be held at the 2021 Royal Adelaide Show Prizes: First $300, Second $100, Third $50

SUNBEAM PRODUCTS TO BE USED WHERE POSSIBLE
 (Recipe to be used – cake not to be iced)

250g butter
250g dark brown sugar
6  eggs
250g sultanas
250g raisins
200g currants
60g chopped almonds
100g dates
60g chopped red glace cherries
60g mixed Peel
375g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp mixed spice
200ml sherry or brandy

METHOD:

Chop fruits, mix together and soak in the sherry or brandy overnight. Sift together flour, baking powder and spice. Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition, then alternately add fruit and lastly the chopped nuts. Mix thoroughly. Place mixture in a well prepared 19-22cm square tin, and bake in a slow oven for approximately 3 to 3 ½ hours.

Note: Fruit should be cut to the size of currants.