Cream of tartar-less than 1/8tsp(optional)
Ingredients soaked in orange juice or rum for at least a day.
Fresh orange juice-1/3 cup
Fruit cake mix-1 cup
(its citrus peels & cherries cut into cubes soaked in dry sugar syrup)
or Tutti fruity
Cashew nut-1/4 cup
Chopped almonds-1/4 cup
Chopped walnuts-1/4 cup
(dust the above ingredients with 2 tsps of maida)
Cinnamon powder-1/4 tsp
Grated fresh ginger-1/4tsp
(In a pan add sugar & 1tsp of water & keep stirring till it changes its colour to golden brown.Now slowly add remaining 4 tsp of water,mix it well.Be care full at this stage it may splutter & burn fast.Remove from fire,cool it before adding it to the cake batter)
Sieve baking powder,spice powders & maida.Add tartar to egg whites & beat it till fluffy.Beat essence & egg yolks.Cream butter & sugar till creamy,slowly add egg yolk mixture & maida alternatively & beat it till mixed well.Now add the dry fruits mixture,caramel liquid & egg whites & fold it well.Grease a baking tray dusted with little maida.Pour this cake mixture in it,bake it for 40 minutes at 350 deg.C till done.Cool it completely & cut it the next day.
Courtesy:Sangeetha with some slight changes......