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Eggless Dry Fruit Cake

Eggless Dry Fruit Cake is a popular Indian Dessert
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Preparation Time :
7 days
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Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


All purpose flour - 200 g

Butter - 125 ml

Dry fruits (almonds, cashew nuts, petha, figs, dates, walnuts) - 1 cup

2 pinches - Cinnamon powder

Lime peel

Julienned candied Ginger

Icing Sugar - 150 g

Milk - 1 cup

Baking powder - 1 tsp

Baking soda - 2 pinches

Rum - 1/4 cup

Cocoa powder - 2 tbsp

Vanilla essence - 1 tsp

For Caramel Sugar syrup: Sugar - 2 tbsp

Water - 4 tbsp


  1. Preparing caramel sugar syrup:
  2. Melt sugar in a pan and heat until it turns dark brown
  3. Add water, mix thoroughly and boil.
  4. Cool the syrup and keep aside.
  5. Preparing the cake:
  6. Soak the dry fruits in rum for about one week.
  7. Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon powder and cocoa powder and sieve thrice.
  8. Mix some of the flour mixture in the dry fruits.
  9. Mix butter, essence and sugar, then slowly add the flour mix.
  10. Also alternatively keep adding the milk and the caramel syrup.
  11. Add the dry fruits. lemon peel, julienned candied ginger and mix well.
  12. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees C.
  13. Bake the cake for about 40 mins.
  14. Allow the cake to cool.

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