Step 1: Combine 2 tablespoons (from 600g) flour with fruit mix until well mixed. Sift flour and baking soda, boil water in the steamer, grease 2 of 7 x 7 in x 2.5 in deep pan.
Step 2: Beat the butter and sugar until pale, add egg one at a time, stir on each addition. Using wooden spoon, add in the essence, nutmeg, flour and fruit mix, mix well. Do not overmix.
Step 3: Melt the sugar until brown using medium heat, remove from heat and add the water, stir well. Pour the caramel into flour mixture and mix until well incorporated.
Step 4: Place the cake batter into prepared pan, cover with aluminium foil and secured the edges with masking tape or rafia string.
Step 5: Steam for 4 hours and checking water level every hour if not add boiling water to top up. Remove and let cool completely before slicing.