Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake | How to make Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cakeby Bindiya SharmaCreated on 23rd Dec 2015

  • Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake, How to make Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake
Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cakeby Bindiya Sharma
  • Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake | How to make Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake (55 likes)

  • By Bindiya Sharma
    Created on 23rd Dec 2015

For all those who want a Christmas Cake on the table at the very last minute! No fuss, no pre-soaking, no caramel, no alcohol.. just delicious fruity goodness!

  • Prep Time20mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves6People
Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake

Ingredients

  • 2 cups All purpose flour
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 1/2 cups Brown Sugar(powder in blender)
  • 2 cups Mixed Dried Fruit(raisins, cashews, almonds,walnuts, figs, tutti-fruity etc)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • zest of 1 orange
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 1/4Cup fresh Curd
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp Allspice powder
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1 tbsp Jam
  • 1 tbsp Milk Powder
  • ¼ tsp Salt

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 180 deg. C. Grease and line a 8 inch round baking pan.
  2. Bring the 1 cup water to a boil, add in the sugar and dried fruits and simmer till its reduced to half(15 mins) and the fruits are plump.Turn off heat.
  3. Add in the butter and zest and stir till butter melts completely.Let cool.
  4. After mixture has cooled completely mix in the honey, jam, all spice,vanilla extract and curd . Keep aside.
  5. Sieve the flour with the baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  6. Fold in this flour into the dry fruits mixture till well combined.
  7. It will be a thick batter. Spoon onto prepared tin and level the surface. Bake for an hour or till a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  8. Cool on rack and invert when cold.
  9. You can arrange some cashewnuts/blanched almonds on top of the cake decoratively.
  10. Make your own Allspice- Grind together equal quantities of Cinnamon, Nutmeg and cloves till smooth. Bottle and use as required!
  • Saranya Renganathan4 months ago

    Can we replace all purpose flour with wheat flour??

  • Saranya Renganathan4 months ago

    What is allspice powder..how to prepare at home?

  • shailja shukla5 months ago

    Ok thanks

  • Bindiya Sharma5 months ago

    Hi Shailja..not tried it with oil so not sure, you can however go ahead and give it a shot!

  • shailja shukla5 months ago

    Hello Bindiya !! Can we add oil instead of butter ? Will the taste remain same ?

  • Neha Sharma7 months ago

    dear@bindiya any substitute of brown sugar?cant we use powdered sugar.

  • priyanka sharmaa year ago

    thank you for this recipe. its yummy. tastes as good...actually better.

  • Bindiya Sharmaa year ago

    Hi Aiysha..butter gives it a delicious taste and lightness that I doubt any other fat/oil would do. Is there anything else you had in mind as a substitute?

  • Aiysha Siddiquia year ago

    can I substitute butter?