Dried Fruit, Nut & Seed Cake

Ingredients 6 oz dates 4 oz dried apricots ¾ cup hot water ½ teaspoon baking soda 2 oz raisins 4 oz butter at room temperature 4 oz castor sugar 3 large eggs at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla Juice and peel of one orange 4 oz all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoons sesame…