Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Fruit Cake

Fruit Cake, This cake is full of nuts and dry fruits. This is super soft cake with the crunch of nuts. I have prepared this cake for Christmas and thats the perfect thing to make for the occasion. Try this and let me know if you liked.


1 ¼ cup of All Purpose Flour/ Maida
½ Cup Sugar
½ Cup Butter
3 Eggs
1 tsp of Vanilla
1 tsp Baking Powder
4 tbsp Curd
¼ tsp of Salt
½ Cup Mixed Dry Fruits
Chopped(Walnuts, Fig, Apricots, Almonds, Dry Cranberries)
¼ Cup Sliced Almonds


**Tools Used: Hand Mixer, Spatula, Whisk, Bowl, Loaf Pan.

1) Preheat your oven to 350F. Line loaf pan with parchment paper and keep it aside.

2) In a bowl sieve the flour, Baking Powder, Salt and set aside.

3) In another bowl cream together the Butter and Sugar until the mixture gets fluffy, then add eggs one at a time and beat till the mixture gets lite and fluffy, add in vanilla extract and mix well.

4) Add flour mixture into butter batter slowly alternate with curd.

5) Fold nuts into the batter until well combined.

6) Pour the batter into loaf pan with sliced almonds topped over the cake. 

7) Bake for 50-55 mins, let that cool for 10-15 mins and Enjoy!


1) Don't over mix the batter while mixing dry ingredients to wet ingredients.

2) Salted butter can be used, In that case avoid salt.

3) All the ingredients should be at room temperature.

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