Complementing the Sweet & Spicy Notes of the Glenfiddich 15 Year Old

18 August 2016

To get maximum pleasure of this delicious fruitcake, start with a palate-preparing sip of honey-infused sparkling water before enjoying the sweet and spicy Glenfiddich 15 Year Old. Now take a bite of this heady fruitcake and you’ll find the dried fruit and tangy flavours complement the whisky beautifully.

INGREDIENTS: PASTRY

450g self-raising flour

125g caster sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp mixed spice

Pinch of salt

125g unsalted butter

450g mixed fruit and peel

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

250ml milk

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Preheat the oven to 150C/Gas 2

2. Grease and line a 1kg loaf tin

3. Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, mixed spice and salt in a bowl together

4. Rub the butter into the mixture

5. Fold in the mixed fruit

6. Stir bicarbonate of soda into the milk in separate bowl

7. Add the bicarbonate/milk to the cake mixture & stir

8. Spoon the mixture into the loaf tin and place in the oven for 1hr 45 minutes

9. Allow to cool a little and then turn out

10. Serve in slices and smother with plenty of butter

11. Enjoy with a dram of Glenfiddich 15 Year Old.