THE HERIOT 3 TIER RICH FRUIT WEDDING CAKE RECIPE
You will need a 10 inch, 8 inch & 6 inch cake tin.
The Main Ingredients (all in Grams)
|3 Tier Round||3 Tier Square|
|Broken Glace Cherries||500||600|
Mix together dry ingredients & mix in liquid thoroughly.
Cover, and soak for 7 days, turning at least twice during the soaking time, allowing the fruit to soak up all the liquid and swell.
|Soft Dark Brown Sugar||700||900|
|Cake Margarine or Butter||700||900|
Sieve dry ingredients together. Place in a mixer with the margarine/butter
And mix on a Low speed to a fine crumbly consistency.
(Do not form a paste)
Black Treacle 100 150
Medium Eggs 15 20
Beat together and add gradually in 3 separate portions, and on medium speed.
Cream for 2 minutes. Scrape down at least once.
Plain Flour 150 200
Sieve in to the prepared fruit and fold in lightly by hand.
Scale the above, into the lined and greased tins.
Pre-heat oven at 275f (140c) Place a pan of boiling water at bottom of oven.
Bake until centre of cake reaches 200f (95c)
(Ideally using a digital temperature probe)