Fruit Cake for Diabetics

Recipe by
Total Time:
3-4 hours
Serves:10
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
3
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Dessert Recipes. You may also want to try Healthy Bengali Mohan Bhog, Best Eggless Microwave Chocolate Cake, Easy Bengali Date Palm Payesh

Rate This Recipe
3

Ingredients

  • 100 ml - water
  • 500 g - fruitcake mix
  • 125 g - chopped Dates
  • 1 can - unsweetened pineapple, chopped
  • 125 g - margarine
  • 1 tsp - bicarbonate of soda
  • 2.5 tsp - instant coffee powder
  • 2 tsp - liquid sweetener
  • 2 - extra-large eggs, whisked
  • 1 cup - whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup - Cake Flour
  • 1 tsp - ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp - mixed spice
  • 1/2 tsp - ground Ginger
  • 1 pinch ground Nutmeg
  • 2 tsp - baking powder
  • 1/4 can - Pecan nuts, chopped
  • 3 tbsp - diabetic Apricot jam
  • 1 tsp - salt

How to Make Fruit Cake for Diabetics

  • Preheat the oven to 140 C and prepare a 25cm square cake tin.
  • Bring water, fruitcake mix, date, pineapple juice and margarine to a boil.
  • Simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in bicarbonate of soda (it will froth) and coffee powder.
  • Leave to cool before stirring in the sweetener, eggs and vanilla essence.
  • Add flour, spices, baking powder and salt and mix.
  • Turn the mixture into the prepared cake tin.
  • Bake for 2.5 - 3 hours or until the testing skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  • Cool in the tin for 10 minutes before turning out on to a wire-rack to cool completely.
  • Wrap in aluminium foil and store in air tight container in the refrigerator.
  • Glaze with apricot jam just before serving.