Eggless Fruit Cake Recipe
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4.2 from 5 votes

Eggless Fruit Cake

A soft and spicy fruit cake – minus the eggs.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Total Time1 hr 50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Servings: 12
Calories: 229kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sultanas
  • 1 cup currants
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

Instructions

  • Place sultanas, currants, sugar, water, spices, bicarb soda and grated lemon peel in a saucepan and, stirring, bring to the boil. Boil for 3 minutes.
  • Take off heat and add the butter, chopped. Stir through as the butter melts.
  • Allow mixture to cool.
  • Add flour and baking powder and stir well.
  • Put mixture in a well-lined loaf pan and cook in a moderate oven for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until cooked.
  • When finished cooking, wrap cake (still in tin) in a clean tea towel and allow to cool.

Nutrition

Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 287mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 1.6mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1.7mg