Preheat the oven at 150C / 300 F
Line a 7-inch square deep loose bottom pan with parchment paper.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy
Add eggs one at a time
Followed by the treacle, vanilla, orange and lemon zest.
Add the flour and combine well.
Next, add the soaked fruits with all the juices and alcohol - stir well to combine
Lastly, add the mixed chopped nuts - combine well
Pour into the prepared baking pan
Wrap the outside of the pan with a damp tea two.
(Dip a tea towel in water and squeeze out the water so it's damp but not wet. Then wrap it around the cake. If necessary use a pin to secure it in place)
Bake for approximately 4 hours or until a skewer inserted in the center comes clean.
If the top starts browning too quickly tent loosely with a foil
Remove from the oven and let cool completely before you invert on to a cooling rack.