This cake is a sure treat for vegans!
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup vanilla custard powder or cornflour
1 tsp.baking powder
1 tsp.baking soda
a pinch of salt
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup hot water
1/2 cup cold milk
1 tsp.vanilla essence
1/2 cup tutti fruity and 1/4 cup nuts mixed in strawberry jam.(for a rich taste you could add 4 tblsp. rum or brandy and soak for a few mins)
1/2 tsp.powdered spices(cinnamon and mace)
Mix all the dry ingredients(bold listed).Mix the wet ingredients and add to the dry ingredients.Make sure there are no lumps.Scoop into individual paper cups and bake in a moderate oven for 30-35 minutes after which it is ready to be served.