FRUIT CAKE (uncooked)

3c All-Bran
2 Tab jam
1 c chopped dates
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla
5 level Tabs powdered milk
1/2c ginger ale
1.5c mixed fruit
1/2c chopped cherries or nuts
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/2 c lump-free icing sugar
125g copha

Combine crushed All-Bran with ale & jam in a large mixing bowl and set aside while you prepare rest. Add other ingredients except copha and mix thoroghly. Add melted copha and mix again.

Turn into an 18 or 20 cm tin lined with waxed paper. Press down firmly. Leave several hours or better still overnight. Ice as desired. Chopped ginger or glace fruit can be used.

DREAM SLICES (uncooked)

250g crushed biscuits
90g brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
75g butter
1.5 Tab cocoa
1c mixed fruit
1 dess milk
pinch salt

Cream b&s together, add biscuits, then cocoa, vanilla, mixed fruit and salt. Mix well together. Lastly add the milk. The mixture should not be too soft.

Form into a roll and cover with coconut. Wrap in greaseproof paper, chill until firm.
Cut into slices to serve.