Fruit Cake

by - August 02, 2011

Fruit Cake / Christmas cake 
           This recipe was adapted from Vahchef kitchen which is very simple & easy to make.  Tempting cake, fully loaded with chopped dry fruits makes more rich & delicious.  Still remains one of the most well known cakes through out history.


  Ingredients:
 Dry Ingredients:
All purpose flour / Maida - 1 cup (or) 125 grams
Dry fruits & nuts - 1 cup /  165 grams
Spice powder ( Cinnamon, cloves, cardamom)- 1/2 tsp or as needed
Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp

Wet Ingredients:
Butter @ room temperature -  1 cups / 277 grams
Sugar - 1 cup / 200 gms
Eggs -   1 cup / 4 large eggs

Method:
Fruit Cake / Christmas cake
  • Preheat the Oven for 325 degree F for 15 minutes.  Line one inch round cake pan with parchment paper. Grease the paper and the sides of the pan with butter.
  • Sift all ingredients except dry fruits and keep it aside.
  • Add 1 tbsp of flour to the dry fruits and mix it well,
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat butter & sugar using electric Mixer.
  • Add eggs one by one and beat it until it become fluffy and froth.
Fruit Cake / Christmas cake

  • Add sifted flour to the egg mixture and gently fold it with spatula until smooth.
  • Add dry fruits and gently fold in to the batter.
  • Pour batter in prepared baking pan.
  • Bake it for 45 minutes or a toothpick comes out clean when poked into the center of the cake.
  • By using sharp knife, loose the sides of the cake from the pan and transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
  • Peel the paper and serve or cover with desired frosting.
 Note:  You can mix  dry fruits in half cups of Rum or Brandy to make it traditional.  You can got this fruit mix in any Retail grocery  or you can get tutty fruty in Indian stores at dessert section.
 
This recipe goes to Priya's & Aipi's  BOOKMARKED  RECIPES

 Fruit Cake / Christmas cake




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41 comments

  1. hey saras,

    i am looking for this cake for long time by the way where did u bought the dry fruits?.

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  2. wow...so delicious n moist looking fruit cake..looks like store bought cake...too tempting,perfect for tea time munch...loved it !!!

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  3. yummy cake..... one of my favorite ones too... Thank you for the recipe.

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  4. looks so yummy and nice pics..like to take a bite...

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  5. Wow... that is a lovely cake.. reminds me of our local bakery in India..

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  6. yumm... Pictures are stunning. making me to eat.

    Cheers,
    Uma

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  7. This looks soft and rich...delicious one dear..

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  8. Such a big cake and fantastically done..Great Job saras..Drooling on ur page now

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  9. Looks delicious and heavenly. Love the color.

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  10. wow i love fruit cake n this is so awesome..

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  11. wow! Cake looks so soft and delicious.

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  12. absolutely all-time fav. cake..always goes well with tea or coffee

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  13. the cake looks very tempting...

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  14. the cake looks very tempting

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  15. Loved this when I saw vahchef's video,yours look great too!

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  16. ரொம்ப நல்லா இருக்கு...எனக்கு ரொம்பவும் பிடித்த கேக்...

    போட்டோஸ் அருமை...

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  17. Spongy and fluffy looking cake... Love it...

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  18. lovely texture....love the way the dry fruits are peeping out from the cake...delicious

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  19. what an awesome bake- has turned out perfect !

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  20. looks lovely and highly tempting clicks..

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  21. Wonderful recipe...Cake looks so tempting..

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  24. wow, how soft and moist and what a great color it has :)

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