|Put the mixed fruit, cherries, butter & sugar in a saucepan & bring to the boil, simmer for 2 minutes.
When the boiled mixture has cooled put it in a bowl and add 2 beaten eggs, the self raising & plain flour, & the mixed spice. Stir together. Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in a little warm water, add to the mixture with the brandy or rum.
Grease and line a 7 - 8 inch tin. (the above was made in 7 inch tin). Cook 1½ hours at 180°