Fruit Cake | How to make Fruit Cake

By Swapna Sunil  |  29th Dec 2016  |  
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About Fruit Cake Recipe

Moist vanilla sponge with added candied peel makes this an exotic snack and perfect tea time bake. As a kid always cherished slice cakes and now it was high time to introduce the same to my kids so without any delay baked this goodness for them. This is a no butter, soda or baking powder recipe

The delicious and mouthwatering Fruit Cake is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Fruit Cake is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Fruit Cake. Swapna Sunil shared Fruit Cake recipe which can serve 10 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Fruit Cake. Try this delicious Fruit Cake recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Swapna Sunil of Fruit Cake by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Fruit Cake can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Fruit Cake with other users

Fruit Cake

Ingredients to make Fruit Cake

  • 120 gm - all purpose flour
  • 120 gm - Caster sugar
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1 tsp - Vanilla
  • 1 tsp - lemon juice
  • 30 ml - Flavorless oil
  • 40 ml - Full-fat Milk
  • 4 free range - egg whites
  • 4 - free range egg yolks
  • 1 cup - Candied peel

How to make Fruit Cake

  1. Preheat the oven at 140 degree celsius.
  2. Line one 8 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  3. In a stand mixer or hand blender beat the egg whites at low speed. Add in the lemon juice to stabilize the whites.
  4. Gradually add the sugar and beat them until stiff peaks are formed.
  5. Add the yolks to the whites and fold them gently using a spatula without deflating.
  6. Sieve salt and flour together atleast twice. Add this sieved mixture to the whites , yolks and fold them gently applying the cut fold method.
  7. Combine milk , oil ,vanilla, candied peel and fold until completely blended.
  8. Now pour the batter into parchment lined baking tray of 8 inch.
  9. Pat the tray to release any air bubbles.
  10. Bake this in the preheated oven for 45 minutes at 140-degree celsius later increase to 160 degrees celsius and bake further for 5 more minutes.
  11. Later cool and slice according to preference.
  12. Yummy slice cake, a favourite of any kid is ready to be enjoyed

My Tip:

Make sure the eggs are at room temperature. Folding the batter smoothly is the key for a perfect flat top.

Reviews for Fruit Cake (2)

Anupama Kumari3 years ago

very moist!

Reena Andavarapu3 years ago

Don't have to beat the egg yolks??

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