Grease a cake tin
Pre-heat the oven to 170 degrees C
Put all the ingredients except the fruit and cherries together in a large bowl
Mix together until thoroughly combined ideally using an electric whisk
Fold in all the fruit and mix
Add to the prepared, greased tin and smooth over the top
Bake in the oven for about ah hour, checking if done with a skewer. if it doesn't come out clean bake for a further 5 minutes and test again
Allow to cool before turning out of cake tin and leave to cool completely on cooling rack.