Pumpkin Fruit Cake
Contributed by Diane S.

2 cups self raising flour
3 cups (500g) mixed dried fruit
3 egg whites
1 cup mashed pumpkin (250g raw)
1/2 cup sugar OR Sugar Substitute Equivalent (I like Sweet
One) OR Fructose (Remember to use 1/3 to 1/2 less, if using
1 cup water
1 tsp. bicarb soda
1 tsp. mixed spices

Preheat oven 180C. Place fruit, sugar, spices and water in a saucepan,
boil for 3 minutes. Stir in bicarb soda, leave to cool. Boil or microwave
pumpkin, drain, mash, leave to cool. Mix pumpkin and fruit mix together,
stir in egg whits well. Fold in flour.

Pour mixture into 19cm (8") round tin coated with cooking spray and bake
approximately 1 hour.
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