Preheat oven to 180 degree cen.
Grease an 8" square cake tin with butter.
Heat sugar in a pan, till it melts.
Add water to make caramel syrup and keep aside.
Mix in 1 tbsp of maida to the chopped fruits to coat the fruit with the flour and keep aside.
Melt the butter in a pan.
Sift together the maida, baking powder, sodabicarbonate, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Mix the maida with the milkmaid- butter mixture alternating with aerated soda, till both are over.
Add the caramel syrup and the chopped dry fruits and mix well.
Pour into the greased cake tin and bake for 45 mins - 1 hr at 180 degree cen.
:- Preparation time - 30 - 40 mins
:- Baking time - 1 hr