Stone Fruit Cake
Recipe Source Wendy
1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
¾ tsp baking powder
¾ cup sugar (add 1cup if you want sweeter)
½ cup butter
1 tbsp hot water
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 cups chopped fruits (mix of plums, nectarine, apricot, peaches etc as per your choice)
Sieve flour and baking powder.
Beat butter and sugar. Add a tbsp of hot water. Beat well for approx. 5 minutes.
Add eggs one at a time.
Add vanilla and mix. Scrape the sides once in a while.
Add flour in 3 additions.
Divide the dough into 2 portions in the same bowl, one slightly more than the other.
Grease and put butter paper on a 9” round baking tray or a square tray.
Spread the larger portion on the tray.
Distribute the fruits evenly on top of the batter.
Dollop spoonsful of batter over the dough leaving spaces I between.
Bake for 30-35 minutes in a preheated oven at 160 degree Celsius or until the top becomes light golden in colour.
Cool and serve….or eat
hot warm as I did!