Rich Plum Cake
¾ cup dark brown sugar
2 tbsp vanilla essence
½ cup vegetable oil
1 ½ cup dried fruits and fruit peels
1 cup grape juice
2 tsp nutmeg powder
2″ piece of cinnamon powder
Caramel – made out of 1 cup sugar
1 cup self raising flour
Soak the dried fruits and fruit peels in grape juice for 2 to 3 days.
Then strain and keep aside, mix a little flour in it and keep aside.
Then in a bowl beat the eggs, add sugar and keep beating it till it get in volume.
Add the vanilla essence oil, nutmeg and cinnamon powder, beat it for another 10 mins.
Then add in the caramel after it cools.
Stir with a wooden spoon.
Fold in the flour and the dried fruits, mix evenly.
So only use the spoon and fold in careully and there should not be any lumpy flour in the batter.
In the meantime grease your cake tin or line it with butter paper and pre heat the oven for 10 mins first.
Bake this cake for 60 mins or till done, with the temp. setting at 170%.
When done, it should get nice and brown. Let it cook.