Slice of fruit and rum cake`


225g / 8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
125g / 4oz Caster Sugar
Rind of 1 Orange
150ml / 1/4 pint Orange Juice
2 Eggs
3 tablespoons Sunflower Oil
125g / 4oz Cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Grease and base line a 900g/2lb loaf tin (23cm x 13cm/9″ x 5″).
  2. Sieve the flour and caster sugar into a mixing bowl. Stir in the orange rind.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat together the orange juice, eggs and sunflower oil. When well blended, add to the dry ingredients.
  4. Gently stir until all the ingredients are combined. Finally, stir in the cranberries.
  5. Transfer to the prepared tin and bake for about 45 minutes or until a knife inserted into cake comes out clean!
  6. Leave to sit in tin for about 10 minutes; then turn out onto a wire tray to go completely cold.