Scrummy pumpkin fruitcake

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Serves: 10

By loopylollipop



  • 250g self-raising flour

  • 120g caster sugar

  • 3 tbsp golden syrup

  • 125g unsalted butter softened

  • 250g pumpkin peeled and cut into small slices

  • 2 eggs

  • 100g sultanas

  • 100g raisins


  1. Heat oven to 150C.
  2. Boil pumpkin for 10 mins/until cooked.
  3. Drain pumpkin, then mash until smooth.
  4. Beat butter and sugar together until light and creamy.
  5. Add syrup, mix well.
  6. Add egg, mix well and then add in the mashed pumpkin.
  7. Add flour and raisins, fold in well with metal spoon.
  8. Spoon mixture into greased 20cm cake tin.
  9. Bake for 1 hour 20 mins/until skewer comes out clean.

Handy Hint

Soak raisins in water then drain before adding to make lovely and juicy

Additional Information

  • Kids can help

  • cake

  • squash

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Nut Free

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