- 1kg - mixed fruit
- 4 - eggs
- 125ml (½c) - orange juice
- 100g - dark chocolate, chopped
- 125ml (½c) - halved macadamias
- 125ml (½c) - orange liqueur
- 125g (½c) - chopped unsalted macadamias
- 200g - butter, softened
- - icing sugar, to serve
- 330ml - plain flour, sifted
- 250ml (1c) - brown sugar
Preheat the oven to 160°C. Lightly grease and double line a round 20cm-deep cake tin with baking paper.
1 In a large nonmetallic bowl, combine the mixed fruit, orange juice and liqueur. Set aside, covered, overnight.
2 In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar until pale and creamy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Fold in the flour, fruit and liquid, chopped macadamias and chocolate.
3 Spoon the mixture into the tin, smoothing the top. Cover with the halved macadamias. Bake for 3 hours (cover with foil if the cake is getting too brown) until cooked then set aside to cool.
4 To serve Dust with icing sugar to serve.