Shortbread Layered Fruit Mince Butter Cake


What you’ll need…

For the cake:

250 gram (8 ounces) butter, softened

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 1/4 cup (275g) caster (superfine) sugar

3 eggs

2 1/4 cup (335g) self-raising flour

1/4 cup p (35g) plain (all-purpose) flour

3/4 cup (180ml) milk

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

For the icing:

300 ml thickened (heavy) cream, whipped

1 teaspoon mixed spice

1 teaspoon cinnamon

t tblsp icing sugar

For the jam:

Sunbeam Decadent Mince Fruit

300 ml thickened (heavy) cream, whipped


Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F.

Grease 3 round 20cm (8-inch) cake pans; line base and sides with baking paper.

Beat butter, extract and sugar in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.

Beat in eggs, one at a time.

Stir in sifted flours and milk, in two batches. Spread mixture into pan; smooth surface.

Bake cake about 1/2 hour. Stand in pan 5 minutes; turn, top-side up, onto a wire rack to cool. Grab your prepared Sunbeam Fruit Mince and spread a generous layer over each cake then cover with a layer of cream. Stack the 3 cakes and then cover whole cake with cream icing.

Arrange summer fruits on top & dust with sifted icing sugar, arrange the gingerbread cookies as desired to decorate before serving.