Fruit & Nut Cake { eggless & alcohol free }

Eggless Fruit Cake

Christmas is around the corner, and if you are looking for egg free and alcohol free cake then do try this ! It’s full of fruit flavours and moist.

fruit & nuts cake

Ingredients

Makes one 8 inch cake

50 gms cashews chopped

50 gms almonds chopped 

1 tablespoon raisins

1 tablespoon cranberries 

50 gms cherries chopped

4-5 dates chopped

50 gms candied fruits 

2.5 cups all purpose flour 

100 ml Apple or orange juice

3/4 th teaspoon baking soda 

2 tablespoons vinegar

1 tablespoon molasses

1 cup brown sugar 

175 gms butter or margarine 

1/2 cup soya milk or any milk of choice

1 teaspoon cinnamon powder

1 teaspoon nutmeg powder 

1 teaspoon all spice powder

Method

  • In a bowl add add the dry fruits and apple or orange juice.
  • Mix well and refrigerator up to 1-2 days.
  • The nuts will soak the juice and plum up.
  • On the day of making the cake, in a big bowl , cream together margarine and sugar.
  • Use a hand blender and mix until well combined .
  • To that, add cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, all spice , baking soda , molasses , milk and vinegar.
  • Mix using a spatula until it froths up .
  • Sift all purpose flour and mix the batter lightly until the batter is even.
  • Add the soaked dry fruits and mix gently.
  • Grease and line a cake tin with baking sheet.
  • Transfer the cake mix and spread it evenly.
  • Bake at 150c for about 2-2.5 hrs until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow the cake to cool completely and then slice it.
  • Since the cake does not have alcohol, it  has a shelf life like normal cakes.
  • The cake tastes best after 1 day.

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Heap of Spice

daughter, daughter in law , wife, mother of two, sister ,aunt , homemaker 😃

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