This is a classic European sweetmeat that is great to serve with coffee. Why not make one for someone special and wrap as a gift.
What you need
1½ cups flour
¼ cup CADBURY Bournville Cocoa
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon mixed spice
¼ teaspoon salt
Pinch ground cloves
1 cup toasted almonds
1 cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
½ cup dried figs, stems discarded, roughly chopped
½ cup raisins
1/3 cup prunes, pitted and roughly chopped
1cup caster sugar
125g CADBURY Dark Chocolate Melts
- SIFT together the flour, cocoa, spices and salt. Combine the almonds, pepitas, fruit and flour in a large bowl.
- COMBINE the sugar and honey in a small saucepan and bring to the boil, stirring until sugar has dissolved then simmer for 2 minutes. Add the chocolate and stir until melted. Immediately pour into the bowl with the nuts and fruit and mix until well combined. Press the mixture into a greased and lined 23cm spring form pan.
- BAKE in a slow oven 150oC for 55-60 minutes. Cool in pan before turning out. Cut into small pieces to serve. Store in an airtight container.