Maggi's Mom's Cut and Come Again Cake


125 ml milk

1 large egg

100g caster sugar

100g soft margarine

2 tsps mixed spice

¼ tsp salt

200g self-raising flour

200g mixed sultanas, currants and raisins

12 glacé cherries halved



1. Heat oven to 180C, 160C(fan), Gas 4. Grease and line a160mm loose bottom lined cake tin.

2.Use a large bowl to beat together the margarine and the sugar.

Blend the spice, salt and flour separately then add to the bowl along with the egg beaten into the milk.

Blend to a smooth, creamy consistency. Stir in the fruit and cherries.

Transfer the mixture the cake tin and scatter some granulated sugar on top for a crunchy finish.

3. Bake for about 1 hour. Test for baked with a skewer which should come out clean.

Allow to cool COMPLETELY before cutting !