Sunday, March 25, 2012

Plain Homemade Fruit Cake Recipe

Plain homemade fruit cake is a  basic cake recipe with kiss miss/sultanas, candied peel/tutti fruity and nuts. Aroma of fruits and nuts are pleasant which makes everyone salivate. Plain fruit  cake is available in all bakery and pastry shops. This fruit cake can be served as a snack with evening tea. Fruit cake topped with vanila ice cream tastes awesome. Try this basic fruit cake recipe and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Refined flour                                                 200 gms.
Sugar                                                            100 gms.

Sultanas                                                    45 gms.
Candied peel                                             45 gms.
Cashew nuts                                             a few
Egg                                                             1 no.

Butter                                                       100 gms.
Mixed spice                                                1/2 tsp.
Baking powder                                            3/4 tsp.

Milk                                                              40 ml


1. Clean sultanas(kiss miss/dry grapes) and cut candied peel into small pieces.
2. Sieve flour. Mix flour, baking powder and mixed spice powder well.
3. Add butter and sugar. Mix well.
4. Beat egg well. Add nuts, fruits and milk. Mix well to form a dough in dropping consistency.
5. Put the dough in a lined cake tin or mould. Bake in a oven at 175 ยบ C for 45 minutes.
6. Serve the cake along with evening tea.


Mixed spice is a mix of cinnamon,nutneg,cloves,pepper,ginger,coriander and mace ground together to powder. This is used in baking.

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