Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake | How to make Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake

By Bindiya Sharma  |  23rd Dec 2015  |  
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About Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe

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!

Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake

Ingredients to make Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake

  • 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

How to make Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake

  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!

Reviews for Quick Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake (5)

Saranya Renganathan3 years ago

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

shailja shukla3 years ago

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

Neha Sharma3 years ago

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

priyanka sharma4 years ago


Aiysha Siddiqui4 years ago

can I substitute butter?