Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves:6
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Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - All-purpose flour
  • 1 cup - Butter
  • 1 cup - Packed Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp - Baking powder
  • 1 tsp - Baking soda + 1/2 tsp - for cooking fruits
  • 1/2 tsp - Cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Clove powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp -Nutmeg powder
  • 2 tbsp - Honey
  • 1 cup - Yogurt
  • 1 tsp - Vanilla essence
  • 1 cup - Mashed Potatoes
  • 1/2 cup - Water
  • 1 cup - Dry fruits (chopped finely, I used dates, black and golden raisins, apricots, tutti frutti)
  • 1/2 cup - Nuts (chopped finely)
  • 2tbsp - Orange zest

How to Make Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake

  • Grease a round cake pan with enough butter and line a baking sheet.
  • Sieve the flour with baking powder and baking soda and keep aside.
  • In a pan, heat the dry fruits, sugar, butter, honey and water on low flame until the sugar gets dissolved.
  • Then, put the flame on high and bring it to a boil.
  • Put the flame again on low and cook for half an hour so that the dry fruits will get well cooked.
  • Put off the stove and add 1/2 tsp of baking soda. Mix it and keep it aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degree F.
  • In a bowl, take the yogurt, vanilla essence and spice powders together and mix.
  • Now, add the cooked fruit mixture, mashed potato, orange zest and nuts. Mix everything well.
  • Add the flour to this mixture and mix gently with a spatula.
  • Transfer this cake batter to the already prepared cake pan and place a few cashew nuts gently on the top and bake the cake for an hour or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes