Christmas Fruit Cake

Christmas Fruit Cake

This is very delicious and requires no aging to have a perfect fruitcake flavor.The cake has a lovely flavour with a wonderfull combination of dried and candied fruits.

Soni Khadilkar


  1. 2 Cups all purpose flour
  2. 2 Teaspoons baking powder
  3. 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  4. 11/2 Cups unsalted butter , room temperature
  5. 11/2 Cups castor sugar
  6. 4 eggs Temperaturelarge , room temperature
  7. 2 Teaspoons vanilla essence Pureepure
  8. 3 Teaspoons candied fruits


40 mins
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    Preheat oven to 180 degrees C and place a rack in center of oven. Butter loaf pan or line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper

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    In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and salt & sift together twice

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    In a seperate bowl with a hand mixer, beat the butter until creamy and smooth, add the sugar gradually, beating continuously on medium-high speed until light and fluffy (this takes about 5 minutes). Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.

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    The batter should now be light in colour and fluffy in texture. Then add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.

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    The batter will look curdled but don't panic as the batter will come together again after you add the flour mixture.

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    Add the vanilla, candied fruits & the flour mixture and mix. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top.

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    Bake for about 40 minutes or until the cake is golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove the cake from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool for about 10 minutes.

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