granulated sugar, 3 tbsp water and 1 tbsp lemon/lime juice in a heavy saucepan. Stir to combine sugar and water and bring to a boil. Turn heat down to medium and do not stir, cook until sugar turns golden, turn off heat and pour in 1/2 cup of boiling hot water. Do be careful, it will splatter. Let Caramel cool.
of confectioners' sugar and beat until soft peak. When whisk is lifted from bowl, whites form droopy, moist-looking, but definite peaks.
Fruitcakes usually take longer time than the regular cakes. Christmas Is in few days and many of my blogger friends are posting various x-mas recipes which are tempting me at the same time encouraging me to bake
Fruit cakes are often served in celebration of weddings and Christmas. Fruit cake (or fruitcake) is a cake made with chopped candied fruit and/or dried fruit, nuts, and spices, and (optionally) soaked in spirits