While it might be somewhat early to start putting up your Christmas decorations, although science has thoughts on this, it’s actually not a bad time to get cracking on the Christmas cake.

According to the Slow Cooker Recipe & Tips Facebook group, it couldn’t be easier.

In fact, it’s so easy you only need a slow cooker and a lazy 4 ingredients:

  • Mixed fruit
  • Chocolate milk (seriously, any recipe that calls for a Choc Chill is gonna be epic)
  • Baileys (oh geez it gets better)
  • Self-raising flour

The recipe has had more than 4500 reactions, 3000 comments and has been shared more than 8000 times!

4-Ingredient Slow Cooker Christmas Cake

  • 1kg mixed fruit (the author of the post said they also added a packet of glacé cherries)
  • 2 cups chocolate milk
  • 1/2 – 3/4 cup Baileys
  • 2 cups self-raising flour

Soak fruit in milk & Baileys for 24 hours.

Fold in flour.

Line slow cooker with 2 layers of baking paper on bottom and sides.

Pour batter in and even out.

Cook on low for 7-8 hours. Pop a tea towel under the lid.

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