fruit & nut mix – 5 cups
brown sugar – 1 cup
butter – 1 cup
all purpose flour – 2 cups
baking powder – 2 tsp
Fruit & nut mix :
Wal nut, red cherrys, chopped dates, craisins( dried cranberries).
Caramel is just sugar that is melted down until it becomes carmelized and then water is added to make caramel sauce.
Mix all the fruits and nuts in a bowl and soak in some sort of liquor or brandy or artificial flavor one for 2 to 24 hours. I have used aritificial flavor run. Cover tightly, and store at room temperature.Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).In a large bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg.
- Whisk together flour, baking soda, (optional -cinnamon & powdered cloves).
- Add the Caramel into the mix.
- Stir in soaked fruit and chopped nuts. Scrape batter into prepared pan.
- Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes. Cool in the pan for 30 minutes, then sprinkle with 2 tablespoons rum(optional).
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